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Nevertheless, I highly recommend this book it is a great and exciting read.
Anthony Everitt's lucid biography gives a great description of the times and political life of the man who established the Roman Empire.
Clearly, it is brilliantly researched, extremely well written and a really enjoyable book to read.
Reading "Augustus: The life of Rome's First Emperor", I find myself reading a brilliantly written biography of one Rome's best Emperors. Read morePublished 14 days ago by RyanFrazin
Anthony Everitt has produced a well-written, fascinating, detailed account of the reign of Rome's first Emperor. Before I read it, I thought I knew about Augustus. I did not. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Rocky
Very few books are highly informative without being wordy and sometimes off topic. Author seems to throw in a fact that acceeds interesting that is relevant to the topic within the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Brandon Manning
Roman history is so interesting this book is well written, describes the beginning of the Roman empire, a good primer.Published 2 months ago by Ruben M. Garcia
This author, Everitt, writes for newspapers and is a visiting professor in the "performing and visual arts" (rephrased now as "cultural policy" in place of "visual arts") at a new... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Andrew M. Klein
No one could foresee that a teenager without provincial greatest attributes would become Augustus. At a time when Rome was into chaos a young man with no apparent skills becomes... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Eric Mascarin Perigault
An intimate portrait of the first Roman Emperor. Story moves right along but cover a lot new (for me) detail. Good read.Published 3 months ago by Garry Moore