From the author of the captivating bestseller THE FIRST MAN IN ROME... the timeless saga of power, passion and conflict of Ancient Rome continues... The magnificent glory of Republican Rome is threatened when a struggle for power erupts among the men who shaped its hard-won peace. At its center are two extraordinary leaders: Gaius Marius, the general who saved Rome from Barbarian invasions, desperately trying to extend his reign for a prophesied and unprecedented seventh term as Consul; and Lucius Cornelius Sulla, once Marius' most trusted right-hand man, now a dangerous rival hungry for his own taste of political success. As the two men battle for position, they are surrounded by a ne...
November 1, 1991