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I really enjoyed reading Holland's 'Rubicon.' I have read a good deal of Roman history lately, and this book contained a good condensation of the events that led up to the final... Read morePublished 11 hours ago by KG
The book does a sky high view of Roman History until it gets to Caesar. Then the book focuses in closely until it feels like you are getting a minute by minute detail of the... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Dan Tester
This book reads like a bad Hollywood epic. The tone is sarcastic and derogatory. Horror after horror and atrocious barbaric military assault one after another are cataloged like a... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Robert R.
Great book and packed with information, but I feel that to get the most out of it the reader must come with a more than passing level of knowledge about the time period. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Nick
I am far from being an historian, but this is by no means the only book on this period of Roman history that I have read. Read morePublished 1 month ago by DMB
Enjoyed tremendously. A fantastic book that will have you worrying a little as you notice the similarities, and trajectories, between the Roman Republic and modern America. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Hoss
Mr. Holland has a rare talent of framing history in the form of a good story. In this work, he points out how comparisons of America with the Roman Empire has become... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Stratiotes Doxha Theon
An excellent read on the lead up to Julius Caesar's fateful decision to cross the Rubicon, and of the events that immediately followed. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Frank S. Scalise