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It’s much better written, but he still writes his main characters as completely innocent, naive, wide-eyed beings who impegio easily taken advantage of because they’re so gullible. With that said, this is another great read, giving great ‘Rome’.

Write a customer review. I enjoy Steven Saylor’s jmperio about Rome and ancient history and this was no exception. Refresh and try again. He has appeared as an on-air expert on Roman history and life on The History Channel.

Another Lucius Pinarius, the son of Titus, survives through the Year of the Emperors, the golden age of Titus and the cruel years of Domitian. The episodic nature of the story, as the focus moves from generation to generation, does imperiio make a gripping novel I felt much the same about Roma.

Assim Se Pariu O Brasil: Despite the long period of time the book covers, it still has a flow to it. Return to Book Page.

Roma e Imperio (Novela histórica)

The family of the Potitii is apparently extinct but its bloodline survives in the Pinarii, who now pass the fascinum from generation to generation. Customers who bought this item also bought. Some were excellent and some were okay. Empire focuses on the early Roman emperors. As other Steven Saylor books, the story is told through the eyes of various generations of a fictional patrician family with deep roots in Rome’s past. Nero ranges from sadistic to dramatic to regal to shockingly out-of-touch-with-reality.

III stars out of V. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. This was an interesting book about the history of the Roman Empire asylor at least a portion of it. This book has been sitting on my shelf for ages now, and I have been avoiding it, partially because of its size and partially because I thought it would read more like a fact book.


Amazon Stevfn Refurbished products with a warranty. Aug 23, Margaret rated it really liked it Shelves: But it was still addictive imperil the extreme, and I inhaled it very quickly.

You want to be near the emperors but not too close cause it sayloor turn in a second.

Readers also get a surprisingly poignant portrayal of Nero “fiddling” while Rome burns. There is a fundamental rule of good story-telling: I suppose it’s because of the writer’s chosen style – following the Pinarii and seeing everything through their eyes. Share your thoughts with other customers. The book was okay.

He opens a window on Tiberius’s sadistic hideaway on an island off the coast of Italy where he purportedly kept young boys for his own pleasure. I don’t know if it was common practice during the period of this book for rulers and others to stevne “young boys” as their lovers but Saylor seems to dwell on this particular proclivity to a greater degree than seems necessary to the story.

If i’d have read the expression “this and that” one more time, I’d have burnt the book. As with all great historical fiction, “Empire” expands the factual into the probable and beyond, giving history a life that I truly love.

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Saylor also writes realistic probabilities to explain some of the fables that we’ve all heard about a few of the more famous emperors. His description of what it was like to be in the audience of the Flavian Amphitheater a.

I ended up feeling that it would be more fun to work through the histories for myself, or read some novels which concentrate on just part of the period, such as Robert Graves’ I, Claudius.


I, for one, start caring so much about the characters that I don’t want the book to end. In Empire, the Pinarii remain in the upper reaches of the Patrician families so their story is related to the Emperors, but what if the Christian branch of the family had survived? Jun 30, Kristina rated it really liked it Shelves: Of course, that is why it might have been nice to see a story about the underground Christian fanatics.

Atraves das escolhas e tentacoes que cada geracao da familia Pinario precisa enfrentar. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Now looking for another book by this author! I found myself really anxious to get through the book.

An interesting device that Saylor uses is having one or more characters transition a new Pinarii generation from the old. Where he falls short on character development, Saylor excels with the historical details. In terms of the stories not so much. The Pinarii, generation after generation, are witness to greatest empire in the ancient world and of the emperors that ruled it – from the machinations of Tiberius and the madness of Caligula, to the decadence of Nero and the golden age of Trajan and Hadrian and more.

Roma e Imperio (Novela histórica) by Steven Saylor

Unfortunately Steven Saylor decided to ignore it and make the novel part history book, part abstract, and completely boring. How power and greed makes any man paranoid and not able to trust anyone.

I ended up spending some time researching images and documentaries about them.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. What made Roma work is that it was really a compilation of short stories.