This is a very good quick reference book for those who do not want to wade through huge blocks of history text to get to the stuff you need or are interested in. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Hayley Keeton
This is one of an excellent series that gives you potted histories. All have concise, well-written text, are lavishly illustrated, and have good sub-articles. Read morePublished on March 7, 2013 by Dr Garry
Do disregard the one-star reviews; they're petty.
I rarely fall in love with a historian, but with Matyszak I've made an exception. Read more
Excellent book that takes the reader from the beginnings of Rome under Romulus (750 BC) up to Octavian (14 AD). Read morePublished on November 24, 2011 by sally tarbox
This book was absolutely made to measure for me! I needed a resource listing in chronological order the "great men" of the Roman republic, and voila - here it is. Read morePublished on July 22, 2010 by pushkins
I liked this book a lot. I've several books about Roman History, but almost all from the end of the Republic to the end of the Empire. Read morePublished on September 7, 2009 by Fernando Carijo