Download PDF by Steven Saylor: A Murder on the Appian Way: A Mystery of Ancient Rome

By Steven Saylor

ISBN-10: 1854878913

ISBN-13: 9781854878915

ISBN-10: 1854879278

ISBN-13: 9781854879271

The 12 months is 52BC, and Rome is in turmoil. Rival gangs prowl the streets as Publius Clodius, a excessive born populist flesh presser, and his arch-enemy, Tito Milo, struggle to regulate the consular elections. but if Clodius is murdered at the Appian method and Milo is accused of the crime, town explodes with riots and arson.

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The shadowy figure at the window was silent for a moment, then let out a long, ringing laugh that echoed in the cold night air. The group ahead of us came to an abrupt halt. " said Eco. I nodded, then realized the hushed remark was a signal to his bodyguards. They tightened their ranks around us. We pressed on at a faster pace. "So where -" gasped the man at the window, barely able to speak for his laughter, "where is everybody headed in such a hot rush? " The group in the street erupted in angry shouts.

Well, then, what's happening around the bend? " "No. " "Yes. They've come to see the body. " He spoke the name with an odd intensity, as if it had a secret meaning for him. "She grieves. " He sighed again, a deep, rich sigh. "I suppose I should see for myself Farewell, then, Gordianus. " He rejoined his companions and moved swiftly on. "Farewell —" I said, still unable to remember his name. I turned to Eco. "As he said, Papa, we met him last year, at Caesar's winter headquarters up in Ravenna.

Procopius, Gothic Wars, v, 14 "Stop quoting laws to us. " Plutarch, Life of Pompey, x, 2 CONTENTS A Note on Names and the Hours of the Roman Day Map Part One RIOT Part Two ROAD Part Three REX? Part Four RING Author's Note A Note on Names and the Hours of the Roman Day For the names of certain historical figures in these pages, I have used familiar literary forms rather than the more authentic Latin. While their contemporaries never referred to Marcus Antonius as "Marc Antony," or to Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus as "Pompey the Great," these traditional versions carry such a magic that it seemed pedantic to resist them.

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