Triumph and Tragedy: The Rise and Fall of Rome's Immortal Emperors

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Murdoch Books, 2010 - Emperors - 367 pages
The Immortal Emperors provides a superbly illustrated, chronological history of all the Roman Emperors who ever ruled. This book begins in 27 BCE with Augustus, Emperor of Rome, and follows the various manifestations of the empire through to Byzantine Constantinople and to Germany, ending with the fall of the Holy Roman Empire and the last (Holy) Roman Emperor, Francis II, in 1806. It is comprehensive in coverage, including both 'official' emperors and usurpers.

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About the author (2010)

Alexander Canduci lives in Sydney, Australia and has had a lifelong love affair with ancient and medieval history. His principal areas of interest are the Roman Revolution, charting the years of the fall of the Roman Republic; the Empire of Byzantium from its founding through to the Fourth Crusade; the history of England from the reign of Richard III through to the overthrow of James II; and the history of the Reformation. In his spare time, he reads histories, composes catchy pop songs, and adds more books to his personal library of over 200 works on history. Alexander is the author of the best-selling Pier 9 history title The Greatest Lies in History, published in 2009.

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