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Roma

Roma

It’s quite amazing how much excellent popular Roman historical fiction is available these days. From the majestic Masters of Rome Series by Colleen McCullough and the novels Pompeii and Imperium by Robert Harris to the Marcus Didius Falco detective novels by Lindsey Davis and Steven Saylor’s Roma Sub-Rosa series about Gordianus the Finder, you can get a wonderfully rich taste of what life must have been like during the city state’s tumultuous history not just for the leading figures such as Gaius Marius, Lucius Cornelius Sulla, and Julius Caesar but also the common people. Continue reading Roma