All change at Roma Nova!

 

“I knew it was one of your books – you have such a strong brand.” This kind reader tweeted this a year ago and my little heart swelled. The gold futuristic eagle on a dark background had spread its wings everywhere.

Scroll back to 2013. Excited in the run-up to the publication of […]

ROMA NOVA EXTRA - Fame at last!

Jumping up and down with excitement!

Barnes & Noble (yes, them) are featuring ROMA NOVA EXTRA in their new releases promotion, B&N Press Presents. Okay, Bella André is on the first row of four and I’m on the sixth, but all the same…

 

And here it is!

 

So if you buy […]

Slaves, damnati and freedmen in ancient Rome

In 161 BC, the Roman jurist Gaius wrote: “Slavery is a human invention and not found in nature. Indeed, it was that other human invention, war, which provided the bulk of slaves, but they were also the bounty of piracy … or the product of breeding.” (Institutiones)

A cold, yet trenchant statement. As in many […]