Et Tu Brute The Deaths of the Roman Emperors

Et Tu  Brute   The Deaths of the Roman Emperors
Author : Jason Novak
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Total Pages : 208
Release : 2018-06-12
ISBN 10 : 9780393635744
ISBN 13 : 0393635740
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Et Tu Brute The Deaths of the Roman Emperors Book Description:

A cartoonist’s wry and bloody romp through Roman history. A work of cartoon history with a touch of Edward Gorey’s dark wit, Et Tu, Brute? is an irreverent, illustrated compendium of the deaths of all the Roman emperors, from Augustus to Romulus Augustulus. Here in all their glory are Nero (stabbing himself in the throat), Tiberius (smothered in his sleep by his successor), Caligula (killed by his own praetorian guard), Claudius (fed poisonous mushrooms by his wife), Commodus (strangled by his wrestling partner), Antoninus (died of a surfeit of cheese), and many more.


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