Lives of Famous Romans

Lives of Famous Romans

by Olivia Coolidge
Trade Paperback, 222 pages
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Historical Setting: Ancient Rome

Olivia Coolidge provides a panoramic view of Roman history through biographies of twelve of the most powerful, brilliant, influential and well-placed men in the 450 years of the Roman Empire: Cicero, Julius Caesar, Augustus Caesar, Virgil, Horace, Nero, Seneca, Trajan, Hadrian, Marcus Aurelius, Diocletian and Constantine.

The methodology is similar to that of Plutarch's Lives, but spans a longer time period and is more concerned with the impact they had on the rise, decline and fall of the Roman Empire.

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