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RUBICON: THE TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY OF THE ROMAN REPUBLIC

TOM HOLLAND

RUBICON: THE TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY OF THE ROMAN REPUBLIC

by TOM HOLLAND

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Published by LITTLE, BROWN in London, UK .
Written in English


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FormatHardcover
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Open LibraryOL22539999M
ISBN 100316861308

  Tom Holland is a historian of the ancient world and a translator. His books include Rubicon: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic, Persian Fire, In the Shadow of the Sword and The Forge of has adapted Homer, Herodotus, Thucydides and /5(38). Description of the book "Rubicon: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic": The Roman Republic was the most remarkable state in history. What began as a small community of peasants camped among marshes and hills ended up ruling the known world.

Buy Rubicon book online at the Folio Society from the world's most extensive selection of beautifully illustrated books. The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic. Tom Holland. Rubicon brings to life the last century of the Roman Republic, when Rome was transformed from a democratically run empire into one ruled by an emperor. With. The item Rubicon: the triumph and tragedy of the Roman Republic, by Tom Holland ; narrated by Steven Crossley, (sound recording) represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Randwick City Library.

Tom Holland - Rubicon - The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic The Roman Republic was a mass of contradictions, on the one hand it preached democracy and the power of the ordinary voter, on the other, it's wealth and economy was based on slavery, and while everyone was free to vote - the rich and powerful could afford the time to take Author: Resolute Reader. Rubicon: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic. Author:Tom Holland. World of Books Ltd was founded in , recycling books sold to us through charities either directly or indirectly. We appreciate the impact a good book can have.5/5.


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Tom Holland's Rubicon is a magnificent overview of the end of the Roman Republic. The times were turbulent and dangerous, full of risk, adventure, tragedy and conflict. The men and women who shaped these times were powerful, energetic and filled with such life-force it is no wonder they have lived in the imagination for two thousand by:   Buy Rubicon: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic New Ed by Tom Holland (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Tom Holland's Rubicon is a magnificent overview of the end of the Roman Republic. The times were turbulent and dangerous, full of risk, adventure, tragedy and conflict. The men and women who shaped these times were powerful, energetic and filled with such life-force it is no wonder they have lived in the imagination for two thousand years/5().

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The times were turbulent and dangerous, full of risk, adventure, tragedy and conflict. The men and women who shaped these times were powerful, energetic and filled with such life-force it is no wonder they have lived in the imagination for two thousand years/5().

Download and Read Free Online Rubicon: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic By Tom Holland. Editorial Review. From Publishers Weekly After a palace coup demolished the reign of King Tarquin of Rome in B.C., a republican government.

The title refers to the decisive moment in Roman history when Julius Caesar crossed the Rubicon and the fate of the Roman Republic was sealed. The phrase crossing the Rubicon is now part of our everyday language meaning passing a point of no return.

That is an apt analogy for this book because it is hard to put down!/5(). The Roman Republic was the most remarkable state in history.

What began as a small community of peasants camped among marshes and hills ended up ruling the known world. RUBICON paints a vivid portrait of the Republic at the climax of its greatness - the same greatness which would herald the catastrophe of its fall/5().

The Roman Republic was the most remarkable state in history. What began as a small community of peasants camped among marshes and hills ended up ruling the known world. Rubicon paints a vivid portrait of the Republic at the climax of its greatness - the same greatness which would herald the catastrophe of its fall/5(15).

The Roman Republic was the most remarkable state in history. What began as a small community of peasants camped among marshes and hills ended up ruling the known world.

Rubicon paints a vivid portrait of the Republic at the climax of its greatness - the same greatness which would herald the catastrophe of its fall. It is a story of incomparable. Rubicon is a history of the fall of the Roman Republic that reads like a novel, but seems to be based on pretty sound scholarship.

Professional historians may quibble with the style, but this is an excellent overview for the average reader, dealing with a subject that is neglected in the school curriculum but seems very relevant to 21st century by:   Tom Holland is an award-winning historian, author and broadcaster.

He is the author of Rubicon: The Triumph and the Tragedy of the Roman Republic, which won the Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History and was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize; Persian Fire, his history of the Graeco-Persian wars, won the Anglo-Hellenic League's Runciman Award in /5(K).

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'The Book that really held me, in fact, obsessed me, was Rubicon This is narrative history at its best. Bloody and labyrinthine political intrigue and struggle, brilliant oratory, amazing feats of conquest and cruelty' Ian McEwan, Books of the Year, Guardian 'Marvellously readable' Niall Ferguson The Roman Republic was the most remarkable state in history.

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Tom Holland is a historian of the ancient world and a translator. His books include Rubicon: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic, Persian Fire, In the Shadow of the Sword and The Forge of has adapted Homer, Herodotus, Thucydides and /5(43).