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Hardcover Imperial Exits Book

ISBN: 0312146248

ISBN13: 9780312146245

Imperial Exits

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Complete with humorous illustrations a study of the unusual deaths of the Roman emperors features Maximin Daia, who battered his head against a wall until his eyes fell out; Augustus who ate a fig... This description may be from another edition of this product.

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The 1-2 sentences describing deaths + full-page representations = very funny! The rest is infuriatin

The rest is as confusing as anything I've ever read and Cicada-tits is shameless about it. You need a very specific knowledge of the times to not hate the guy for not using footnotes for: -the parlance of the times -where places were geographically -who groups of people were with where they lived *Just as importantly: He should have put a family-tree style lineage after the table of contents, just a page or two, and made the chronology less than impossible to follow. *Rowson, the know-it-all (from reading some of his other works), could have simply scribbled rough maps which would have added tremendously to the readability.
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