CALIGULA: DIVINE CARNAGE: Atrocities Of The Roman Emperors

CALIGULA: DIVINE CARNAGE: Atrocities Of The Roman Emperors

by Stephen Barber

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Overview

Caligula: most notorious of the Roman Emperors, who seduced his own sister, installed a horse in the Roman Senate, turned his palace into a brothel, married a prostitute, tortured and killed hundreds of innocent citizens on a whim, and committed countless other acts of madness, cruelty and deviancy. Award-winning writer Stephen Barber documents in full the atrocities of Caligula, and also the other mad Emperors, notably the deranged Commodus. Also included is a bloody history of Gladiators and the Roman Arena, the depraved circus where Christians, freaks and criminals were butchered by the thousand. DIVINE CARNAGE is a shocking catalogue of incest, transvest­ism, torture, slaughter and perversity brought to life by Barber's superb authorial skill, making it an essential and eloquent document of murderous decadence. This special ebook edition also includes the bonus of Suetonius' “Life Of Nero", highlighting the outrages of yet another sadistic Emperor, whose greatest pleasure lay in the crucifixion and burning of Christian martyrs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781909923591
Publisher: Elektron Ebooks
Publication date: 01/27/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 753,629
File size: 604 KB

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