Tom Holland

Reviews of books by this author:

Rubicon: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic

Rome is an endlessly interesting topic. An empire that lasted for so long and achieved so much, plus has written records, is bound to have many stories. This book focuses on some of the best-known and most turbulent parts of its history. The names covered will be familiar to most: Caesar, Sulla, Pompey, Crassus, Cicero, – Read the rest of this review