He is the author of Rubicon: The Triumph and the Tragedy of the Roman Republic, which won the Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History and was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize; Persian Fire, his history of the Graeco-Persian wars, won the Anglo-Hellenic League's Runciman Award in 2006; … A vivid historical account of the social world of Rome as it moved from republic to empire. 3. Tom Holland’s enthralling account tells the story of Caesar’s generation, witness to the twilight of the Republic … In 49 B.C., the seven hundred fifth year since the founding of Rome, Julius Caesar crossed a small border river called the Rubicon and plunged Rome into cataclysmic civil war. The Roman Republic was the most remarkable state in history. 0 users rated this 4 out of 5 stars 0. Tom Holland is an award-winning historian, author and broadcaster. Tom Holland is an award-winning historian, author and broadcaster. 5.0 average based on 2 product ratings. 2 users rated this 5 out of 5 stars 2. He is the author of Rubicon: The Triumph and the Tragedy of the Roman Republic, which won the Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History and was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize; Persian Fire, his history of the Graeco-Persian wars, won the Anglo-Hellenic League’s Runciman Award in 2006; RUBICON paints a vivid portrait of the Republic at the climax of its greatness - the same greatness which would herald the catastrophe of its fall. Get this from a library! Share - Rubicon Triumph and Tragedy of Roman Republic by Tom Holland MINT. Rubicon : the triumph and tragedy of the Roman Republic. He is the author of Rubicon: The Triumph and the Tragedy of the Roman Republic, which won the Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History and was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize; Persian Fire, his history of the Graeco-Persian wars, won the Anglo-Hellenic League's Runciman Award in 2006; Millennium: The End … The Roman Republic was the most remarkable state in history. [Tom Holland] -- One January morning, Julius Caesar, the governor of Gaul, arrived at a river named the Rubicon, which marked the frontier with Italy. Rubicon: The Last Years of the Roman Republic, or Rubicon: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic, is a popular history book written by Tom Holland, published in 2003. Rubicon: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic by Tom Holland Paperback. Rubicon paints a vivid portrait of the Republic at the climax of its greatness - the same greatness which would herald the catastrophe of its fall. In Good Condition. No rips tears stains or missing pages. 5. The Roman Republic was the most remarkable state in history. Rubicon paints a vivid portrait of the Republic at the climax of its greatness - the same greatness which would herald the catastrophe of its fall. 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 product ratings. Rubicon Triumph and Tragedy of Roman Republic by Tom Holland MINT. Please see … What began as a small community of peasants camped among marshes and hills ended up ruling the known world. A governor was … What began as a small community of peasants camped among marshes and hills ended up ruling the known world. 4. Rubicon tells the stories of the rise and fall of the Roman Republic, from the time when Lucius Tarquinius Superbus’ reign of Rome was demolished in a palace coup in 509 BC, the subsequent establishment of the Roman Republic, to the death of the first Roman Emperor, … Tom Holland is an award-winning historian, author and broadcaster. My book of this week is Rubicon – the Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic by Tom Holland. What began as a small community of peasants camped among marshes and hills ended up ruling the known world.