: Emperor: The Gates of Rome: A Novel of Julius Caesar ( ): Conn Iggulden: Books. From the author of the bestselling The Dangerous Book for Boys Sweeping us into a realm of tyrants and slaves, of dark intrigues and seething. From the spectacle of gladiatorial combat to the intrigue of the Senate, from the foreign wars that secure the power of the empire to the betrayals that threaten to.

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His writing style doesn’t put too much …more I haven’t read this book but I have read the Conqueror series by Conn Iggulden, which is about Ghengis Khan.

Emperor: the gates of Rome

Nearly all of the characters were completely one-dimensional and emotionless. You’ll be reading about Gaius and Marcus’ journey from childhood to manhood.

But he is so glad he gets cnon deflower his future wife himself; he gets immense satisfaction out of being her first. However, the reality of the period is well described and as always, it is better to have some idea about this very important period in our civilization, than none at all.

Well written, the story comes alive and is difficult to put down. Marius’s and his supporter’s property is seized.

Sulla is declared Dictator of Rome by the Senate and the Assembly of the People, with no limit set on his time in office. In a true masterpiece of historical fiction, Iggulden takes us on a breathtaking journey through ancient Rome, sweeping us into a realm of tyrants and slaves, of dark intrigues and seething passions.


Conn Iggulden is just such a writer, bringing to vivid life one of the most fascinating eras in human history. There is little authenticity in this series. Emperor the Gates of Rome Author s: His friend Marcus whom we find out some ways into the book is Marcus Brutus has marginally more personality than he iggylden as does Renius, a fictional gladiator who trains the two of them in arms. Goedkope kleding en snel wisselende collecties zijn fijn, maar vaak kleven daar nare werkomstandigheden en milieuproblemen aan.

Some of the men live too richly for their purses, if you understand me. Though Iggulden has a solid grounding in Roman military history, anachronisms in speech and attitude “Cabera took him outside and gave him a hiding” roll underfoot and trip up authenticity.

Marius is a Consul and one of the two most powerful men gaets Rome, the other being his great rival Sulla. At that time, in Real Life timeline, Julius Caesar was only 14 years old.

The Gates of Rome (Emperor, book 1) by Conn Iggulden

This is ultimately little more than a protracted introduction to a bigger story, which Iggulden will surely go on to tell. While I’m glad people are still showing interest in ancient Rome, don’t we have enough fictionalizations of Julius Caesar? I get gate say ‘don’t take my word for it’ to anybody reading this review. Akkoord Aanpassen Instellingen aanpassen.

What really happened in the course of history might some times be as dry as a desert. Jan 01, Pages.


The Gates of Rome

His wife Cornelia is your typical somewhat wayward beauty, interchangeable with a hundred others of that ilk. Mithridates known as the Second Mithridatic War.

It was all fine. Brilliantly interweaving history and adventure, Conn Iggulden conjures a stunning array of contrasts—from the bloody stench of a battlefield to the opulence of the greatest city in history, from the tenderness of a lover to the treachery of an assassin. More about Conn Iggulden. During the time the young boys spend they get caught on Suetonius terrain more than once and after a few times he hangs both of them with rope to a tree, bound at their feet.

Something about the setting and characters really made me enjoy this novel. I finished this book over a week ago and have already begun, and finished, the second one in this series ‘The Death of Kings’.

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Caesar was 15 years older than Brutus. Iggulden drifts entirely away from historical accuracy, especially where the war between Marius and Sulla is concerned where pure fantasy is entered into and makes huge compromises.

Published February by Dell Books first published November 26th