Re: Augustan History
- --- In Roman_History_Books@yahoogroups.com, "gregyoungblood"
> Hi,I liked the one by Williams. It's in the form of letters and journal
> I am deciding on the best books to read on the Augustan period,
> particularly post Julius Caesar - non-fiction but also historical
> fiction (not ashamed to admit I enjoy it!).
> Here is what I'm considering, based on a reading list I've seen and
> noodling around on Amazon:
> Augustus; Pat Southern
> Augustus; John Williams (fiction)
> Augustus; Allan Massie (fiction)
> I've already read and enjoyed McCullough's October Horse.
> Any feedback or suggestions?
entries by Augustus, Agrippa, Maecenas and Julia, and some others. I
don't know enough about the actual history to say whether it's
accurate, but it's a good read.