Steven Saylor's The Triumph of Caesar: A Novel of Ancient Rome PDF

By Steven Saylor

ISBN-10: 1429937823

ISBN-13: 9781429937825

The Roman civil battle has come to its end – Pompey is useless, Egypt is firmly less than the regulate of Cleopatra (with the aid of Rome's legions), and for the 1st time in lots of years Julius Caesar has back to Rome itself. Appointed through the Senate as Dictator, the town abounds with rumors announcing that Caesar needs to be made King – the 1st such that Rome has had in centuries. And that now not all of his competition has been crushed.

Gordianus, lately lower back from Egypt along with his spouse Bethesda, is basically retired from his prior career of 'Finder' yet even he can't refuse the decision of Calpurnia, Caesar's spouse. via goals foretelling catastrophe and fearing a conspiracy opposed to the lifetime of Caesar, she had employed a person to enquire the rumors. yet that individual, an in depth buddy of Gordianus, has simply grew to become up useless – murdered — on her doorstep. With 4 successive Triumphs for Caesar's army victories scheduled for the arrival days, and Caesar extra uncovered to hazard than ever sooner than, Calpurnia wishes Gordianus to discover the reality in the back of the rumored conspiracies — to guard Caesar's existence, prior to it truly is too overdue. No fan of Caesar's, Gordianus is of the same opinion to aid – yet purely to discover the assassin who killed his good friend. yet as soon as an research is started, there's no controlling what it is going to happen, who it is going to installed threat, and the place it's going to finish.

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