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Roma Eterna

Robert Silverberg

From multiple Hugo and Nebula award winning author Robert Silverberg, Roma Eterna takes an in-depth look at an alternative history in which the Roman Empire survives into the twenty-first century and beyond.

What would happen if Imperial Rome never fell? Roma Eterna, spanning fifteen-hundred years of global history, follows the reign of the Roman Empire from its inception to the present day. Empire continues to expand, creeping across the globe and through the annals of history from the conquest of the Mayans to the first circumnavigational voyage, and finally the attempt of the Hebrews to flee Rome's tyranny by escaping to another planet.

Originally published as a series of short stories, Roma Eterna presents a powerful new world written by an endlessly imaginative writer.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
  • Publish Date: Feb 11st, 2025
  • Pages: NA
  • Language: English
  • Edition: undefined - undefined
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
  • EAN: 9798212877794
  • Categories: Science Fiction - GeneralAlternative History

About the Author

Silverberg, Robert: - Robert Silverberg is the winner of five Hugo and five Nebula awards for his novels and short fiction. His work began appearing during the 1950s; he has received high acclaim for, among many others, such novels as Lord Valentine's Castle (the first in the Majipoor series), Tower of Glass, Dying Inside, and Nightwings.

Praise for this book

"Silverberg's magisterial alternate history is likely the coda to his ongoing exploration of a Roman empire that survived in some form to a time contemporary with our world's present...They are very good stories...full of Silverberg's seasoned expertise in historiography, characterization, and world building, and they offer something to satisfy most readers' tastes."

-- "Booklist"

"In Hugo and Nebula winner Silverberg's epic alternative history, as grandly sweeping and imaginative as his celebrated Majipoor Cycle, the imperial Eternal City (a.k.a. Roma) takes two thousand years to decline but not quite fall...Guided by the sure hand of an old master, these many roads lead to a fascinating city of multitudinous souls."

-- "Publishers Weekly"