PREPARE THEM FOR CAESAR by Mary Louise Mabie

PREPARE THEM FOR CAESAR

By
Email this review

KIRKUS REVIEW

Originally reported as follows for March publication:- ""A scholarly following of Caesar's career, family, personal and public, which is substantial in its complete picture of the world he knew. Through the intricate politics, the dangerous game of avoiding the pitfalls, planned or unexpected, managing to withstand the poison of scandal and scurrilous gossip, threading his way through conspiracies, and maneouvering control of both friends and enemies -- this is Caesar both as a man of his times and as a psychological manifestation. And there are the people in his life who also personify the Rome of that day, together with the events, both in the stars and man-created, which led him to his heights and which brought him to his assassination. As holding as Robert Graves' Claudius' books, and as rewarding, in the recreation of a living, breathing Rome.

Publisher: Little, Brown