Review: ‘Dynasty,’ Tom Holland’s Chronicle of the First Five Emperors Who Ruled Ancient Rome - The New York Times

Review: ‘Dynasty,’ Tom Holland’s Chronicle of the First Five Emperors Who Ruled Ancient Rome

This British historian tells the story of ancient Rome with great authority and relish.

#Athelstan and the making of #England, #Tom Holland Lecture 22 June 2017

Writer and TV historian Tom Holland speaks about the first King of England and his impact on the creation of England. Crowned in Kingston, Athelstan was the .

Tom Holland (@holland_tom) on Twitter

The Roman fleet landing on the coast of Britain for the Emperor Claudius’ invasion of Britain. Picture by Harry Payne.

Tom Holland: We must not deny the religious roots of Islamic State Its jihadis call for a global caliphate. So why deny religion drives Isis?

Tom Holland: We must not deny the religious roots of Islamic State Its jihadis call for a global caliphate. So why deny religion drives Isis?

Tom Holland (@holland_tom) on Twitter

Visceral reimagining of the scene in the Alexander Mosaic from Pompeii by Milek Jakubiec.

Roman emperors are stained by legends of depravity, but strip away the rumors, says historian Tom Holland, and you find leaders catering to the whims of the masses.

Is Donald Trump the Modern Nero?

Roman emperors are stained by legends of depravity, but strip away the rumors, says historian Tom Holland, and you find leaders catering to the whims of the masses.

War is as real for jihadis as it was in Middle Ages, argues historian

War is as real for jihadis as it was in Middle Ages, argues historian

Shadow of a bloody past: For centuries, Islam and Christianity were locked in a brutal conflict most have forgotten. The horror, a top historian argues, is that for jihadis it's as real today as it was in the Middle Ages

Author and historian Tom Holland returns to his roots in Roman history and the audience he cultivated with Rubicon—his masterful, witty, brilliantly researched popular history of the fall of the Roman republic—with Dynasty, a luridly fascinating history of the reign of the first five Roman emperors. DYNASTY by Tom Holland, on sale October 20, 2015

In this dazzling portrait of Rome’s first imperial dynasty, Tom Holland traces the astonishing century-long story of the rise and fall of the Julio-Claudians—Augustus,.

Tom Holland's Top 5

Tom Holland is the author of a number of widely acclaimed novels and histories. He has been referred to as ‘the greatest young historian working today’ and is the translator of the new Penguin.

Historian Tom Holland was one of those who tweeted Charlie Hebdo's image of Muhammad. Here he explains the ramifications of defending free speech.

'Why I tweeted Muhammad cartoon'

The satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo kept taking jabs at Islamic radicals despite a 2011 firebombing that destroyed its office.

Author and historian Tom Holland returns to his roots in Roman history and the audience he cultivated with Rubicon - his masterful, witty, brilliantly researched popular history of the fall of the Roman republic - with Dynasty, a luridly fascinating history of the reign of the first five Roman emperors. Dynasty Audiobook #Audible

Author and historian Tom Holland returns to his roots in Roman history and the audience he cultivated with Rubicon - his masterful, witty, brilliantly researched popular history of the fall of the Roman republic - with Dynasty, a luridly fascinating history of the reign of the first five Roman emperors. Dynasty Audiobook #Audible

Herodotus: the first non-fiction – The Guardian, article by Tom Holland. Herodotus is the most entertaining of historians. Indeed, he is as entertaining as anyone who has ever written, historian or not. Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/oct/04/herodotus-giant-ants-guard-gold

Herodotus: the first non-fiction

Ancient History Documentary: The Rise and Fall of the Spartans (Ancient War Documentary) This ancient history documentary, a full length ancient war document.

Flowers and candles laid close to the Charlie Hebdo offices.  Historian and writer Tom Holland was one of those who tweeted Charlie Hebdo's cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad in the wake of the deadly attack on the magazine's office. He explains why in an essay for the Magazine.

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Flowers and candles laid close to the Charlie Hebdo offices. Historian and writer Tom Holland was one of those who tweeted Charlie Hebdo's cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad in the wake of the deadly attack on the magazine's office. He explains why in an essay for the Magazine.

Dynasty by Tom Holland, Click to Start Reading eBook, Author and historian Tom Holland returns to his roots in Roman history and the audience he cultivated

171 unique books were found in the 21 "Best History" book lists we consulted. Of the 171 books, 37 titles appeared on multiple lists.

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