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long battle scenes but it would have been impossible to tell this story without that which made Pompey the battle scenes but it would have been impossible to tell this story without that which made Pompey the he was I njoyed learning about this period of time and look forward to reading work from this author I was recommended this book by a friend and stumbled upon a pleasant surprise While I had been a fan of ancient Rome for some years Student Research Projects in Calculus especially the last days of the Republic I found my interest in the genre fading with time Most books set during this time period revolve around Julius Caesar Not so with MagnusThe book takes place during Pompey the Great sarly years starting with him heading off to war with his hated father and tells the tale of his rise to fame from there While there are plenty of battles throughout the book the focus is not usually on the violence and it tends to swerve away from gratuitous gore This is a story about a man his rise to fame and his relationships with those around himIf you love Rome or historical figures you must check this out It will certainly give you a broader view of the time period it is set within Hi there Rome loversHere s some great news for the nd of 2019 the revisedupdated version of Rising Sun is now available in both Kindle and print form.
An pic work of historical and military fiction a prime work for Roman history lovers InD'Tale An Love for Imperfect Things epic work of historical and military fiction a prime work for Roman history lovers InD'Tale Caesar and Brutus Marius and Sulla Cicero Antony Clodius and Augustus The century before the currentra gave us a host of larger than life characters hailing from Rome Only one was named Great In the year 90.
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*history with well drawn characters Pompey Sulla his ally and A Heart of Stone eventualnemy and Cicero the famed orator *with well drawn characters Pompey Sulla his ally and Taking Instruction (Taboo, eventualnemy and Cicero the famed orator presented well Details of Roman political military and daily life add greatly to the reader s understanding of Roman times and to the njoyment of the book This volume is about Pompey s beginning his strides to fame he is a young man His private life is sketched in But the book is about how Pompey the boy became Pompey the Great so the author concentrates on that part of Pompey s life
Touching On His Kindness To His Servants His Fairness Toon his kindness to his servants his fairness to men and his love for his wifePompey won fame on the battlefield and the descriptions of combat are vivid and describe what battle between great armies of men hacking at ach other was like without overly dwelling on blood and goreThe cover artwork is Divertimento eye catching and simply different from the usual faux heroic style seen on novels for this periodPompey was a great general as great as perhapsven greater than the famed Julius Caesar though less known to most of us This book along with the following books will help to remedy that I very much look forward to further books by Mr Johnson about his hero Pompey the GreatEasily a five star ratin. Ompey had yet to be praised and revered but fate would soon alter the course of one man's life RISING SUN is the first book in Robert Allen Johnson's captivating MAGNUS trilogy Narrated by the last living son of Gnaeus Pompey RISING SUN sets the stage for the man historians would later name the Roman Alexande. Ats You can find it on or wherever you prefer to buy your books In January the audiobook dition will be released as narrated by Patrick Ussher Updated versions of Rising Sun and Triumphator are being reissued to herald in the release of Ussher Updated versions of Rising Sun and Triumphator are being reissued to herald in the release of Shores Book 3 in arly 2020 Keep your yes peeled here on or Facebook for future updatesVitam aeternam MAGNUS RISING SUN a book a received free from the author through Goodreads is a fine historical novel of Ancient Rome Usually historical novel of Rome are set in the time of and deal with the Caesars whether Julius Octavian or one of the many successors MAGNUS is about Pompey whose rose to great fame and power before Julius Caesar came on the world scene Although later if I remember history correctly their careers intersectThis novel the first in a series of three is told in the voice of Pompey s son who relates his father s reminiscences of a spectacular rise to fame and power We see Pompey learning how to lead men into battle how to swim in the treacherous waters of Roman politics and how to confront the temptation of his own fame It is a book for anyone who loves reading of Roman history of men who shaped the world and of the forces which determine a man s fateThe
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