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A dark history : the Roman emperors from Julius Caesar to the fall of Rome erial Rome

Author: Michael Kerrigan
Publisher: New York : Metro Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the death of Julius Caesar in 44 B.C. to the fall of Rome in 476 A.D., A Dark History: The Roman Emperors presents a wry and witty look at five centuries of Roman mayhem, murder, incest, infanticide, sadism, sexual depravity and madness. Featuring such notorious names as Claudius, Tiberius and Commodus, this book retells all of the most salacious and eye-opening accounts of imperial misdeeds, drawing on many  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Kerrigan
ISBN: 9781435102088 1435102088
OCLC Number: 400302172
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 255 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
Responsibility: Michael Kerrigan.

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From the death of Julius Caesar in 44 B.C. to the fall of Rome in 476 A.D., A Dark History: The Roman Emperors presents a wry and witty look at five centuries of Roman mayhem, murder, incest, infanticide, sadism, sexual depravity and madness. Featuring such notorious names as Claudius, Tiberius and Commodus, this book retells all of the most salacious and eye-opening accounts of imperial misdeeds, drawing on many original Roman sources.

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