After reading the many (reasonably) negative reviews, I can only say that I am so so so proud to have completed - line by plodding line - the book, and find the effort worthwhile. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Serendivinny
very comprehensive, be advised it does not read like a magazine article. By far the best book on Caesar that I've read, and the only other biography in its league is Morris' Edith... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Ronny McMann
There is much to be learned about Caesar and his times from this exhaustive work--who knew about the Social War that preceded the Civil War? Read morePublished 9 months ago by Philip K. Edwards
Might be the translation or the philosophical politics in between the biography but its GREAT. Was referenced in Conn Iggluns historical novels Emperor! Read morePublished 10 months ago by Carrie Ghai
This book is an example of bland and long-winded historical biographies that you dreaded in high school; having read through it though, I walked away from it a better person. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Dok Yun
It would have probably been a good idea for the translator of this volume to have been familiar with the material about Caesar and then he wouldn't have made a number of gaffes and... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Laura Knight-Jadczyk
I don't remember buying this book/
But I must have, because this is a review of it.
I have several books on Caesar and Ancient Rome.
Christian Meier's study of Caesar is a simply exceptional bit of cultural and personal research.
First of all, it needs to be said that if you are new to the study of... Read more