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READER è DOC A Fatal Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum FREE ï [Read] ➳ A Fatal Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum By Emma Southon – Feedmarkformulate.co.uk In Ancient Rome all the best stories have one thing in common – murder Romulus killed Remus to found the city; Caesar was assassinated toIn Ancient Rome all the best stories have one thing in common – murder Romulus killed Remus to found the city; Caesar was assassinated to save the Republic Caligula was butchered in the theatre Claudius was poisoned at dinner an I adore the way Emma Southon brings out the humanity and occasional horror of the ancient world She's enormously funny and consistently thought provoking Overall this is a marvellous book on an important theme so I feel a bit awful for only giving it 4 stars The reason I haven't given it 5 is that there are a number of factual errors eg p226 of the hardback Julius Caesar was the uaestor in charge of the murder courts JC decided to make a splash by prosecuting three of the men who had carried out Sulla's orders and killed proscribed men in 82 BCE for murder This was in 64 BCE the year after Caesar had been aedile he was uaestor in 69 and he wasn't doing the prosecuting that was actually Marcus Cato which is even hilarious considering their later relationship However these errors are only going to bother a pedantic subject specialistI will continue joyfully pre ordering everything Southon writes because I rarely enjoy books of any genre so much Seriously go ahead and buy this

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D Galba was beheaded in the forum In one fifty year period twenty six emperors were murdered But what did killing mean in a city where gladiators fought to the death to sate a crowd? Emma Southon examines real life homicides from The flip style was a bit of a problem at first But as you read into it you agree this is Rome as it was Fascinating in understanding how different the Romans way of thinking may have been from our own

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A Fatal Thing Happened on the Way to the ForumRoman history to explore how perpetrator victim and the act itself were regarded by ordinary people Inside Ancient Rome’s uniue culture of crime and punishment we see how the Romans viewed life death and what it means to be huma An expertly researched and rib tickling look into the Roman world and their approach to life loss and legislative murder Southon continues her mastery of switched on historical writing also read her previous book on Agrippina it’s fricking excellent and continues her marvellous form here