List the places mentioned in the book. Alexandria, Egypt, Macedonia, Numidia to name a few. This book takes the reader back in time. A lot of of thought, effort and time has gone into this book.
What other books has this author written? Marching With Caesar: Conquest of Gaul which I also had the pleasure of reading. We initially thought we could read the book by itself but we recommend that you read the books in order.
What is the time period in which the book happens? Around 20BC, not exactly sure the exact date. But the surrounding details and characters centres around this time frame.
What kind of book is this? Historical Fiction,Caesar, Roman Empire Cleopatra and a very good one at that.
What was the author's purpose or purposes in writing this book? To provide readers with an idea on how life might be like during the Roman Empire.
Disclosure: I received a copy from the author for an honest review.