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Anthony Everitt

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The Rise of Rome: The Making of the World's Greatest Empire (2012)
3.87 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Chronicles the rise of Rome as a superpower , from ab urbe condita to the Dictatorship of Lucius Cornielius Sulla Felix in detail to the assassination of Julius Caesar in passing. This was ok - a bit whistle - stop tour for me - but as an introduction to the subject it is excel...
Hadrian and the Triumph of Rome (2009)
3.76 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I don't have much to say about this fairly average book. Everitt avoids excessive speculation, a common temptation for writers of ancient history he has a unique approach to the topic, studying Rome by studying the life and surroundings of one of it's more well known leaders. At...
De geboorte van Rome. De opkomst van het grootste wereldrijk aller tijden (2012)
3.87 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: This is a good. My first foray into Roman history and i thoroughly enjoyed it. What makes the book good? Everitt writes for a wide audience, and provides a fine overview of the factors, viewed through the lens of episodes involving key figures, which contributed to the rise of wh...
Hadrianus: de rusteloze keizer (2010)
3.76 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: I'll admit it: all I knew of the emperor Hadrian before reading this book was that he built the famous Wall in the north of England and that he had a male lover named Antinous, whom he deified after his death. I couldn't even have told you which century he lived in. So almost eve...
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