Dark History Of The Roman Emperors
From the murder of Julius Caesar in 44 B.C. to the fall of Rome in A.D. 476, A Dark History: The Roman Emperors reveals the adultery, incest, profligacy, sadism, and insanity of Rome’s 500-year empire, including:A.D. 40 Caligula orders his troops to collect seashells as the “spoils of war” A.D. 54 The bumbling Claudius, who had his nymphomaniac third wife killed, was mur...more
This book was the perfect accompaniment to my reading of The Twelve Caesars and I, Claudius. It's full of photos of statues, ruins, coins, landscapes, reproductions of artwork. Some of the photographs take up entire pages. There are many sidebars of related information from Imperial Rome. It is not short on text either, a thorough accounting from Julius Caesa...more
Pengalaman memimpin para kaisar ini diwarnai dengan kudeta berdarah, pembunuhan para saiangan politik, pernihakan dengan banyak wanita, pembunuhan rakyat hanya untuk kesenangan, penghamburan kekayaan istana untuk kenikmatan belaka, pelacuran sampai...more
I now badly want to read a book on Caracalla and Geta. So thanks! My already boundless interest has been furt...more
from the historical accuracy, its not really accurate, and more abt folklore or people's story and gossip about their leader. but, its well enough and fit the title
it was a good read.