December 13, 2013 - 16:53 — ShannonMcNaperville

Books have always allowed us to time-travel. Why not visit Ancient Rome through these titles?

- Memoirs of Cleopatra (Margaret George) -- This fictionalized memoir tells the story of the sensational Egyptian queen.
- The Emperor series (Conn Iggulden) -- This series about the great emperor Julius Caesar combines historical detail with military complexity.
- Masters of Rome series (Colleen McCullough) -- This saga draws the reader along an arc of murder, love and scheming as the Roman empire crumbles.
- The Ides of March (Valerio Massimo Manfredi) -- This novel reimagines the events leading up to the assassination of Caesar.

 

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