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With that said I do recommend reading this book if you interested in reading of the origins of rome.
This book provided information I had not found in other research, as well as information which confirmed other research, showing me that its scholarship was good.
One last point: in the middle of the book, to one's surprise, there is a really good, if short, selection of colour plates!
I'm taking The Rise of Rome slower than most audio books. It is not an easy listen because it reads like a history book, which I have always loved history. Read morePublished 14 days ago by A. B. Sun
This book has three parts--Legend, Story and History. The third is, well, history, but the first two relate the legends of Rome's foundation and the stories about the early city,... Read morePublished 15 days ago by lyndonbrecht
Immensely enjoyed this book. The author has an ability to draw the reader in. Historical figures come alive, and he allows us to view these individuals in a unique way.Published 1 month ago by CTbart
I love Everitt's other books, but this one needed a good editor. There are problems with chronology and clarity, so the reader must expect to spend a great deal of time, in... Read morePublished 2 months ago by William H. Coffin
There's a ton of detail going on, but Everitt still allows the story and name to progress from one point in history to another. This was a great followup read to His book Augustus.Published 4 months ago by Heath E Tibbetts
I loved this book. I lived in Italy for 2.5 years and became interested in Roman history. The Rise of Rome provides the reader with an engaging and interesting account of the most... Read morePublished 4 months ago by KG
A highly readable, compact review of the history of the Roman republic pre empire.Published 5 months ago by Harden
Very detailed. If you're a history buff, this is for you.Published 5 months ago by Daniel A. Jorvig