'Riveting, magisterial ... one of our most revered chroniclers of the ancient world tells the tale in a way that will galvanise, inform and enlighten modern readers' Belfast Newsletter.
'An excellent guide ... an elegant, swift and faultless introduction to the subject' Spectator.
'Highly recommended ... Everitt's account is an agreeable primer in ancient history' Cleveland Plain Dealer.
About the Author
Anthony Everitt is visiting professor in the visual and performing arts at Nottingham Trent University. He is the author of CICERO, AUGUSTUS, and HADRIAN AND THE TRIUMPH OF ROME.