When Women Ruled the World: Six Queens of Egypt

When Women Ruled the World: Six Queens of Egypt This riveting narrative explores the lives of six remarkable female pharaohs, from Hatshepsut to Cleopatra women who ruled with real power and shines a piercing light on our own perceptions of women in power today Female rulers are a rare phenomenon but thousands of years ago in ancient Egypt,

Dictator (Cicero, #3)

Dictator (Cicero, #3) ImperiumConspirataand now, the long awaited final volume of the author s best selling Cicero trilogy.With Dictator, Robert Harris brings the saga of Cicero s life to a time when some of the most epic events in human history occurred the collapse of the Roman republic, the subsequent civil

Scythian (The Thrice Named Man, #1)

Scythian (The Thrice Named Man, #1) The year is 225 AD and the Roman Empire is on the brink of a precipice It will take a man with iron in his veins to set things right and accomplish the impossible From a humble upbringing, a boy emerges who is destined to change history This is the story of Lucius Domitius Aurelianus Part I The

Bread of Angels

Bread of Angels Purple The foundation of an influential trade in a Roman world dominated by men One woman rises up to take the reins of success in an incredible journey of courage, grit, and friendship And along the way, she changes the world.But before she was Lydia, the seller of purple, she was simply a

Pax Romana

Pax Romana Best selling author Adrian Goldsworthy turns his attention to the Pax Romana, the famous peace and prosperity brought by the Roman Empire at its height in the first and second centuries AD Yet the Romans were conquerors, imperialists who took by force a vast empire stretching from the Euphrates to

Women Warriors: An Unexpected History

Women Warriors: An Unexpected History Who says women don t go to war From Vikings and African queens to cross dressing military doctors and WWII Russian fighter pilots, these are the stories of women for whom battle was not a metaphor The woman warrior is always cast as an anomaly Joan of Arc, not G.I Jane But women, it turns out,