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    Julius Caesar: Rome's Greatest Warlord

    Publishers are bringing out a lot of books about ancient Rome at present, so the appearance of this new military and political biography of Julius Caesar does not come as a surprise. It is one of Casemate Publishers' Short History Series, reasonably priced at 9.99 Pounds (RRP). At only 153...
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    Magnus and the Crossroads Brotherhood

    This is a spin off from the Vespasian series by Fabbri and brings us the story of the Brotherhood that Vespasian used for all his dirty tricks in Rome; especially it brings us the character Magnus who is a fringe figure in the main books. When each of the Vespasian series was completed, usually...
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    Rome: Republic into Empire

    Given that we are still living with the legacy of Rome in many respects, all of our politicians ought to read this book; although – with the exception of Boris Johnson, who is a classicist - they probably will not, being too far up their own posteriors to heed the lessons of the past. Rome...