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The Resource Roman games : A Plinius Secundus mystery, Bruce Macbain

Roman games : A Plinius Secundus mystery, Bruce Macbain

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Roman games : A Plinius Secundus mystery
Title
Roman games
Title remainder
A Plinius Secundus mystery
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Macbain
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Rome: September, 96 AD. When the body of Sextus Verpa, a notorious senatorial informer and libertine, is found stabbed to death in his bedroom, suspicion falls on his household slaves--a potential death sentence for all. The cruel emperor, Domitian, orders Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus--known to history as Pliny the Younger--to investigate. However, the Ludi Romani (the Roman Games) have just begun, and for the next fifteen days the law courts are in recess. If Pliny can't identify the murderer in that time, Verpa's entire slave household will be burned alive in the arena..."--P. [4] of cover
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Summary
"Rome: September, 96 AD. When the body of Sextus Verpa, a notorious senatorial informer and libertine, is found stabbed to death in his bedroom, suspicion falls on his household slaves--a potential death sentence for all. The cruel emperor, Domitian, orders Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus--known to history as Pliny the Younger--to investigate. However, the Ludi Romani (the Roman Games) have just begun, and for the next fifteen days the law courts are in recess. If Pliny can't identify the murderer in that time, Verpa's entire slave household will be burned alive in the arena..."--P. [4] of cover
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Storyline
Tone
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
366361
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Plinius Secundus mysteries
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
Label
Roman games : A Plinius Secundus mystery, Bruce Macbain
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes discussion questions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-258)
Control code
5468107
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
261 p.
Isbn
9781590587751
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2010923850
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn587209986
  • (OCoLC)587209986
Label
Roman games : A Plinius Secundus mystery, Bruce Macbain
Publication
Note
Includes discussion questions
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-258)
Control code
5468107
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
261 p.
Isbn
9781590587751
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2010923850
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn587209986
  • (OCoLC)587209986

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