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Domina : Murder and intrigue in Ancient Rome

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Description

Agrippina, wife of Claudius, mother of Nero, was a beautiful and talented woman who saw her father murdered, was banished by her brother, and was killed on the orders of her son. Her freed man, a one-eyed former gladiator named Parmenon, tells of Agrippina's battle to survive in and control the depraved and violent Imperial Roman court, and the crumbling relationship between mother and son.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 114 x 177 x 22mm | 178g
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • None
  • 0747264686
  • 9780747264682
  • 614,399

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Review quote

Parmenon, a one-eyed former gladiator, tells the story of the beautiful Agrippina, the wife of Claudius and mother of Nero, and of her battle to survive in and control the depraved and violent imperial Roman court.
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About Paul Doherty

Paul Doherty was born in Middlesbrough. He studied History at Liverpool and Oxford Universities and obtained a doctorate for his thesis on Edward II and Queen Isabella. He is now headmaster of a school in north-east London and lives with his family in Essex.
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Rating details

191 ratings
3.81 out of 5 stars
5 28% (53)
4 37% (71)
3 26% (49)
2 7% (14)
1 2% (4)
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