Steven Saylor

Steven Saylor
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Steven Saylor is the author of the long running Roma Sub Rosa series featuring Gordianus the Finder, as well as the New York Times bestselling novel, Roma and its follow-up, Empire. He has appeared as an on-air expert on Roman history and life on The History Channel. Saylor was born in Texas and graduated with high honors from The University of Texas at Austin, where he studied history and classics. He divides his time between Berkeley, California, and Austin, Texas.


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Empire by Steven Saylor--Audio Book Excerpt

"Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Steven Saylor's historical fiction book Empire: A Novel of Ancient Rome, read by James Langton. Continuing the saga begun in his New York Times bestselling novel Roma, Saylor charts the destinies of the aristocratic Pinarius family, from the reign of Augustus to height of Rome’s empire. Read more about the book Empire at http://us.macmillan.com/empire-1/StevenSaylor Learn more about author Steven Saylor at http://us.macmillan.com/author/stevensaylor"

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Raiders of the Nile
Novels of Ancient Rome
Steven Saylor
Minotaur Books

In 88 B.C. it seems as if all the world is at war. From Rome to Greece and to Egypt itself, most of civilization is on the verge of war. The young Gordianus—a...


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The Seven Wonders
Novels of Ancient Rome
Steven Saylor
Minotaur Books

The year is 92 B.C. Gordianus has just turned eighteen and is about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime: a far-flung journey to see the Seven Wonders of...


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The Judgment of Caesar
Novels of Ancient Rome
Steven Saylor
Minotaur Books

Gordianus the Finder and his ailing wife Bethesda travel to Egypt - Bethesda's homeland - seeking a cure for her enduring, mysterious illness. They arrive as...


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Empire

Steven Saylor
St. Martin's Griffin

“May Steven Saylor’s Roman empire never fall. A modern master of historical fiction, Saylor convincingly transports us into the ancient world...enthralling!”...


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A Mist of Prophecies
Novels of Ancient Rome
Steven Saylor
Minotaur Books

In the year 48 B.C., Rome is in the midst of Civil War. As Pompey and Caesar fight for control of the Republic, Rome becomes a hotbed of intrigue, driven by...


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Roma ($9.99 Ed.)

Steven Saylor
St. Martin's Griffin

Spanning a thousand years, and following the shifting fortunes of two families though the ages, this is the epic saga of Rome, the city and its people. ...


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Last Seen in Massilia
Novels of Ancient Rome
Steven Saylor
Minotaur Books

In the city of Massilia (modern-day Marseille), on the coast of Southern Gaul, Gordianus the Finder's beloved son Meto has disappeared--branded as a traitor to...


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Rubicon
Novels of Ancient Rome
Steven Saylor
Minotaur Books

As Caesar marches on Rome and panic erupts in the city, Gordianus the Finder discovers, in his own home, the body of Pompey's favorite cousin. Before fleeing...


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The House of the Vestals
Novels of Ancient Rome
Steven Saylor
Minotaur Books

The first of Saylor's short story collections featuring Gordianus the Finder


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The Triumph of Caesar
Novels of Ancient Rome
Steven Saylor
Minotaur Books

The Roman civil war has come to its conclusion – Pompey is dead, Egypt is firmly under the control of Cleopatra (with the help of Rome’s legions), and for the...


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A Murder on the Appian Way
Novels of Ancient Rome
Steven Saylor
Minotaur Books

Torchlight flickers on the elegant marble walls. The sound of a mob echoes in the street. The year is 52 B.C. and the naked body of Publius Clodius is about...


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The Venus Throw
Novels of Ancient Rome
Steven Saylor
Minotaur Books

The fourth novel in Saylor's critically acclaimed Roma Sub Rosa series, featuring Gordianus the Finder.


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Catilina's Riddle
Novels of Ancient Rome
Steven Saylor
Minotaur Books

"Saylor rivals Robert Graves in his knack for making the classical world come alive." --(ortland) Oregonian "Engrossing...Ironic and satisfying." -- San...


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Arms of Nemesis
Novels of Ancient Rome
Steven Saylor
Minotaur Books

The hideously disfigured body was found in the atrium. The only clues are a blood-soaked cloak, and, carved into the stone at the corpse's feet, the word...


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Roman Blood
Novels of Ancient Rome
Steven Saylor
Minotaur Books

In the unseasonable heat of a spring morning in 80 B.C., Gordianus the Finder is summoned to the house of Cicero, a young advocate staking his reputation on a...


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A Gladiator Dies Only Once
Novels of Ancient Rome
Steven Saylor
St. Martin's Griffin

Steven Saylor's Roma Sub Rosa series of novels, set in the later Roman Republic and featuring Gordianus the Finder, has garnered unusual acclaim from readers...


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