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An entertaining and informative look at the unique culture of crime, punishment, and killing in ancient Rome

In ancient Rome, all the best stories have one thing in common—murder. Romulus killed Remus to found the city, Caesar was assassinated to save the Republic. Caligula was butchered in the theater, Claudius was poisoned at dinner, and Galba was beheaded in the Forum. In one fifty-year period, twenty-six emperors were murdered.

But what did killing mean in a city where gladiators fought to the death to sate a crowd? In A Fatal Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Emma Southon examines a trove of real-life homicides from Roman history to explore Roman culture, including how perpetrator, victim, and the act itself were regarded by ordinary people. Inside ancient Rome’s darkly fascinating history, we see how the Romans viewed life and death and what it means to be human.

A Fatal Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Audiobook Narrator

Sophie Ward is the narrator of A Fatal Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum audiobook that was written by Emma Southon

Sophie Ward is an English actor, known for Book of Blood, Young Sherlock Holmes, and Jane Eyre. Her acting career also includes recurring roles in Heartbeat and The Nanny.

About the Author(s) of A Fatal Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Emma Southon is the author of A Fatal Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

A Fatal Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Full Details

NarratorSophie Ward
Length11 hours and 12 minutes
AuthorEmma Southon
PublisherBlackstone Publishing
Release dateJune 08, 2021
ISBN9781665061094

Additional info

The imprint is Blackstone Publishing. It is supplied by Blackstone Publishing. The ISBN-10 is 166506109X. The ISBN-13 is 9781665061094.

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