Empress of Rome: The Life of Livia [Audiobook] download free by Matthew Dennison

Empress of Rome: The Life of Livia Audiobook download free by Matthew Dennison
  • Listen audiobook: Empress of Rome: The Life of Livia
  • Author: Matthew Dennison
  • Release date: 2011/12/3
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780857381637
  • Rating: 8.36 of 10
  • Votes: 156
  • Review by: Ellis Skidmore
  • Review rating: 7.35 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/8
  • Duration: 4H24M10S in 256 kbps (70.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-31
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPEG4, WAV, MP3, WMA, FLAC, AU (compression BZ2, RAR, ZIP, AZW)
  • Total pages original book: 352
  • Includes a PDF summary of 31 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 22M48S (6.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Empress of Rome is the fascinating biography of one of the most perplexing and powerful figures of the ancient world: the empress Livia. Second wife of the emperor Augustus and the mother of his successor Tiberius, Livia has been vilified by posterity (most notably by Tacitus and Robert Graves) as the quintessence of the scheming Roman matriarch, poisoning her relatives one by one to smooth her son's path to the imperial throne. In this elegant and rigorously researched biography, Matthew Dennison rescues the historical Livia from this crudely drawn caricature of the popular imagination. He depicts a complex, courageous and richly gifted woman whose true crime was not was not murder but the exercise of power, and who, in a male-dominated society, had the energy to create for herself both a prominent public profile and a significant sphere of political influence.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biography: Historical, Political & Military, Classical History / Classical Civilisation, European History
  • Download servers: FreakShare, Demonoid, Dropbox, Mediafire, 4Shared, Google Drive, FilePup.net, MEGA. Compressed in BZ2, RAR, ZIP, AZW
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 10.62 USD
  • Dimensions: 131x197x22mm
  • Weight: 238g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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