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There is this VERY good book called Quo Vadis by Henryk Sienkiewicz. It is a love story between Ligia, a Christian girl, and the rich pagan Marcus Vinicius set during the time of Nero's rule. It recreates the burning of Rome and the martyrdom of the first Christians.
Scene of the historical novel by Henryk Sienkiewicz ("Quo Vadis"), entitled "Ligia leaves Aulus' house". Illustration by Domenico Mastroianni.Postcard from 1913. Publisher: A.N. Paris (Alfred Noyer Studio).
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