I had hoped she would ask me who my father was so that I could ask after her name. But she was not as inquisitive as that. She looked at me as one looks on a troublesome fly, then poked among the heap of scrolls at her feet and handed me the first part of the book. Here you are, she said. Take it and leave me in peace from your advances.
A couple of young Gauls who had enlisted in the legion to become Roman citizens by serving for thirty years, made a habit of slipping into my wooden hut when I was teaching Lugunda and watching with their mouths open and repeating aloud the Latin words. Before I knew what was happening, I was teaching them both Latin and how to write.
s/t: The Memoirs of Minutus Launsus Manilianus, Who Has Won the Insignia. Ihmiskunnan viholliset The Roman (The Manilianus Duology Mika Waltari The Roman (original title Ihmiskunnan viholliset, which translates to Mankind's Enemies) is a fiction novel by Mika Waltari published in 1964. Set in Rome, the book is a sequel to The Secret of the Kingdom, a novel about the early days of Christianity. The protagonist and narrator is Minutus, the son of Marcus, the main character of the previous novel.
So I was taught the Stoic philosophy by an embittered Timaius who despised my Latin studies, since Romans in his opinion were barbarians, and bore a grudge against Rome, which had deprived Rhodes of its freedom. Among the youth of the city who took part in the equestrian games were ten or so who vied with each other at wild exploits.
She dressed carefully now, as befitted the wife of a Roman senator with legal rights of a mother of three children, and she wore far fewer jewels than before. My father took me by surprise
She dressed carefully now, as befitted the wife of a Roman senator with legal rights of a mother of three children, and she wore far fewer jewels than before. My father took me by surprise. He was much thinner and less breathless and moody than before I had gone to Britain.
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Author: Mika Toimi Waltari
Category: Literature and Fiction
Subcategory: Genre Fiction
Publisher: Buccaneer Books (June 1, 1994)
Pages: 572 pages
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