By Stephen Dando-Collins
The assassination of Julius Caesar is among the so much infamous murders in background. thousand years after it happened, many compelling questions stay approximately his dying: was once Brutus the hero and Caesar the villain? Did Caesar convey demise on himself via making plans to make himself king of Rome? was once Mark Antony conscious of the plot, and enable it cross ahead? Who wrote Antony's script after Caesar's dying? utilizing ancient facts to tackle those and different difficult concerns, historian and award-winning writer Stephen Dando-Collins takes you to the area of historical Rome and recaptures the drama of Caesar's loss of life and the chaotic aftermath because the vicious fight for strength among Antony and Octavian opened up. For the 1st time, he indicates how the non secular fairs and customs of the day impacted at the method the assassination plot opened up. He indicates, too, how the homicide used to be nearly kept away from on the final moment.
A compelling background that's jam-packed with intrigue and written with the pacing of a prime secret, The Ides will problem what you're thinking that you recognize approximately Julius Caesar and the Roman Empire.