Roma is a historical novel by American author Steven Saylor, first published by St. Martin's Press in 2007
Roma is a historical novel by American author Steven Saylor, first published by St. Martin's Press in 2007. The story follows two ancient Roman families, the Potitii and Pinarii, as members of successive generations bear witness to, as well as participate in, some of Rome's greatest historical events. The epic style is similar to James Michener's historical novels - .
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Rome - 1 ). Steven Saylor. To the shade of Titus Livius, known in English as Livy, who preserved for us the earliest tales of earliest Rome. Roman months and days. The names of the Roman months were Januarius, Februarius, Martius, Aprilis, Maius, Junius, Quinctilis (later Julius, to honor Julius Caesar), Sextilis (later Augustus, to honor Caesar Augustus), September, October, November, and December. The first day of each month was called the Kalends. The Ides fell on the 15th day of Martius, Maius, Quinctilis, and October, and on the 13th day of the other months
Roma: The Novel of Ancient Rome. 0312328311 (ISBN13: 9780312328313).
Epic in every sense of the word, Roma is a panoramic historical saga and Saylor’s finest achievement to date. Roma: The Novel of Ancient Rome.
The novel of ancient Rome. Author: Steven Saylor. A Stop on the Salt Route2. A Demigod Passes Through3.
When he was annoyed, Gaius Octavius’s voice could become quite shrill. He needed oratorical training to overcome the defect, thought Lucius. In the days since Caesar’s assassination and Gaius Octavius’s return to Roma, Lucius had grown very tired of hearing that shrill note in his cousin’s voice. From this day forward, Antonius, you will address me as Caesar, said Octavius, sounding even more shrill and annoyed than usual. I don’t ask it of you.
I wanted to try my hand at a truly epic novel, and to explore the remarkable ten centuries that came before the time of Gladiator, HBO's Rome, and my own books
I wanted to try my hand at a truly epic novel, and to explore the remarkable ten centuries that came before the time of Gladiator, HBO's Rome, and my own books. This is the story of how the Romans created the greatest city on earth - the story of how Rome became Rome. About the Author: Steven Saylor is the author of the long running Roma Sub Rosa series featuring Gordianus the Finder.
Roma is the story of the ancient city of Rome, from its mythic beginnings as a campsite along a trade route to its emergence as the centre of the most extensive, powerful empire in the ancient world. Beginning with the prehistory days when Roma was a way station among seven hills for traders and merchants and the founding of the city itself by Romulus and Remus, critically acclaimed historical novelist Steven Saylor tells the epic saga of a city and its people, its rise to prominence among the city-states of the area, and, ultimately, dominance over the entire ancient.
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