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Just visited Trier for the first time. I've read fairly extensively about the shift from the Republic to the Emperorship but not much after the end of the first century AD. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Amazon Customer
This is a history book (pp.358) which I found quite readable even though I am not a Roman history buff. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Carlos B. Gil
This entire historical event describes the perfect example of the mindset; "If You Can't Beat Them Join Them" If you cannot destroy an organization and it's belief system,... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Pat Baptiste
Mr. Stephenson is an engaging writer, and this is a good book, despite its being a biography of Constantine in which "only a shadow of the true Constantine" (303) emerges--which... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Oed
Stephenson proves himself a superior historian in cogently separating historiographic wheat from chaff (easier said than done) in his "Constantine", a truly exceptional book,... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Larry N. Stout
Constantine, by Paul Stephenson is the life story of the Roman Emperor Constantine. Actually it is more than that. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Robert Williams
Judging by the title of the book you might think that this was a military or secular history of Constantine's career. It isn't. Read morePublished on May 30, 2012 by Arch Stanton
When I bought this book, I was expecting to read a military biography of Constantine the First, given its subtitle (Unconquered Emperor in the UK edition, Christian Victor). Read morePublished on March 12, 2012 by JPS
It's nice to read history that is not tainted by the victors self-favoritisms but rather gives the good and the badPublished on January 5, 2012 by Garratt