Synopses & Reviews
Rome has too often been depicted as a pinnacle of culture and civilization. The same could not be said for its emperors. Examining the private lives of the Caesars from Julius to Nero, Blond shows how they really lived in stark contrast to traditional perceptions of bold leaders, tyrants and mad men.
Quick and accessible introduction to a moment in history
About the Author
Antony Blond, a former publisher, now lives in France and is the author of a number of books including Jew Made in England and The World of Simon Raven. He writes regularly for Spectator and Literary Review.