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The flames of Rome

a documentary novel
  • 443 Pages
  • 2.41 MB
  • 9702 Downloads
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Doubleday , Garden City, N.Y
Sabinus, Flavius, ca. 8-69 -- Fiction, Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600 -- Fiction, Rome -- History -- Claudius, 41-54 -- Fiction, Rome -- History -- Nero, 54-68 -- Fi

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Statementby Paul L. Maier.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3563.A382 F57
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 443 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4093601M
ISBN 100385170912
LC Control Number80002561
OCLC/WorldCa7175168

In Paul L. Maier's THE FLAMES OF ROME, you come to learn about the reign of Emperor CLAVDIVS to the end of the reign of NERO.

It is a very easy and entertaining read. Even more, you learn about the founding of Christianity in Rome as it spread throughout the Roman Empire. Speaking of which, some of the most enjoyable parts in the novel are the /5().

The Flames of Rome is the type of historical fiction I most enjoy: the story strives for accuracy and is exceedingly well-documented, and I learned much about history--and enjoyed doing so. Written with precise and impressive word choice, The Flames of Rome details Claudius and especially Nero's reigns over Rome/5.

In The Flames of Rome, Paul Maier has accomplished a tremendously challenging project, and he has done so with wonderful clarity and accuracy. (Christian Library Journal ) The author is at home in the vast literature of his subject.

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Limited preview - /5(7). [Book Review] The Flames of Rome (Paul L. Maier) The Flames of Rome invites you into to the Roman Palatine of the first century, sometime in the middle of the Acts of the Apostles.

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Maier Can one man's madness destroy the faith for which so many would die. A madman who murders his way into power lusts for ever-greater glory and domination.

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Strong Christian themes run throughout. The second in a trilogy, the Tales of Rome, Followed by: The Edge of the Empire. Description. The sensuality and excesses of first-century Rome, the treacherous and deadly ploys of imperial politics, the shocking persecution of the early Christians by a power-mad emperor — The Flames of Rome presents the sensational and searing story of pagans at their worst and Christians at their best.

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Paul L. Maier (born ) is a historian and novelist. He has written several works of scholarly and popular non-fiction about Christianity and novels about Christian historians. He is the former Russell H. Seibert Professor of Ancient History at Western Michigan University, from which he retired inretaining the title of professor emeritus in the Department of History.

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Livy's History of Rome: Book 22 Text Source: Library collection: "Everyman's Library" Published work: "The History of Rome, Vol. 3" Author: Titus Livius ; The terrifying glare of the flames shooting from their heads and the heat which penetrated to the root of their horns made the oxen rush about as though they were mad.

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