Steven Saylor

Top 10 things that make you an Amateur Classicist

This is a Classic Ancient Rome Refocused Blog Post. The Top 10 Things that make you an Amateur Classicist  Editor’s Note*  These are my 10 things, what are yours? 1.  When the TV show HBO’s Rome comes on TV and  you lecture your family on the historical inaccuracies until they tell you to, “SHUT UP!”…

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Book Review: Empire by Steven Saylor

First posted on 2010/08 /24  I rate a book by whether I simply read it or I devour it.  This I devoured.   Empire is the story of a family who are eyewitnesses to the glory and the decadence of the Emperors spanning 4 generations from 14 A.D. to 141 B.C.  Over time the Pinarius family…

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Interview: Steven Saylor

(Editor’s Note – Mr. Saylor was featured on the podcast “Save Me a Seat at the Triumph, and Let’s throw a Cabbage at the Gaul.”    The following is a transcript of the interview that was first published on the blog in 2010.)  Rob Cain:  On the telephone we have Steven Saylor who is the author…

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