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This annotated edition of Famous Men of Rome includes:
- An appendix detailing how ancient Rome changed the world, through the lives and deeds of many of the famous men whose stories are told in this book
- 29 stories covering the lives of famous Romans from the founding of Rome to the last emperor.
- Biographies in chronological order of many famous citizens of ancient Rome, including Romulus, Numa Pompilius, the Horatii and Curiatti, the Tarquins, Junius Brutus, Horatius, Mucius the Left-handed, Coriolanus, the Fabii, Cincinnatus, Camillus, Manlius Torquatus, Appus Claudius Caecus, Regulus, Scipio Africanus, Cato the Censor, the Gracchi, Marius, Sulla, Pompey the Great, Julius Caesar, Cicero, Augustus, Nero, Titus, Trajan, Marcus Aurelius, and Constantine the Great.
This interesting audiobook brings the listener through the three stages of Ancient Rome: monarchy, republic, and empire. Although women are not the “famous” individuals listed in the audiobook, the notable women of the time definitely play roles in the stories. Famous Men of Rome is a great way to learn history through biography. The sections cover 11 centuries, from the legendary founding of Rome to its slow unraveling in the early centuries after Christ. Each section is a fascinating listen.