Reading History: “The Splendor Before the Dark” (by Margaret George)

Ever since I finished Margaret George's The Confessions of Young Nero, the first part of her two-book exploration of Rome's most notorious emperor, I've been eagerly waiting for the second half. Thankfully, the wait is finally over! The Splendor Before the Dark picks up where Confessions left off, with Nero racing back to the city Rome, now engulfed in … Continue reading Reading History: “The Splendor Before the Dark” (by Margaret George)

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