By Jasper Burns
Drawing from a large diversity of documentation this ebook vividly characterizes 11 royal girls who're introduced visually to existence via pictures of over three hundred historical cash and during the author's personal illustrations.
Spanning the interval from the demise of Julius Caesar in 44BC to the 3rd century advert, and with an epilogue surveying empresses of later eras, the author's compelling biographies exhibit their extraordinary contributions in the direction of the legacy of Imperial Rome.
Examining the other halves, daughters, sisters and moms of emperors, the research includes:
- a pregnant Roman princess who saves a Roman military via an act of non-public heroism
- three third-century empresses who rule the main strong country in the world, presiding over unheard of social and political reform
- an empress, although respected by way of her husband, is immortalized in background for infidelity and corruption by way of scholars of her maximum enemy.
Jasper Burns paints images of those extraordinary ladies which are vibrant, sympathetic, and certainly profoundly human. This e-book should be hugely helpful to numismatists, scholars and students of Roman historical past or women’s studies.