where the writers are

Tiberius | Tiberius

frank-sanello's picture
The Roman historians Suetonius, Plutarch, and Tacitus wrote accounts of prominent people in the ancient world that were more often propaganda than objective reporting. A present-day historian compared ancient historians to tabloid reporters and imagined historians in the distant future writing...
robert-earle's picture
I think it was William Styron who said that if you were going to write a novel based on history, it was a good idea not to know too much history. That's a funny comment, no doubt prompted by the controversy surrounding The Confessions of Nat Turner, as in, "How can a white man write a...