We are very fortunate that we had the chance to do an interview with Tom Holland on his latest book Dynasty: The Rise and Fall of the House of Caesar
Many thanks to Tom Holland and Philip Matyszak
UNRV: First of all congratulations on Dynasty - it is a great read. What inspired you to write the book?
Tom Holland: My first book on ancient history, Rubicon, covered the fall of the Roman Republic, and I was eager to take the story forward the moment I had finished it. My publishers, though, were keen to see me explore other areas of interest, and so it was only after I had written histories of the Persian Wars, Western Europe in the 10th and 11th centuries, and the rise of Islam, that I finally returned to the 1st century BC, and the mutation of the Roman Republic into an autocracy....
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