Quo Vadis: A Narrative of the Time of Nero (Annotated) by Henryk Sienkiewicz

Quo Vadis: A Narrative of the Time of Nero (Annotated)

byHenryk Sienkiewicz

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Quo Vadis: A Narrative of the Time of Nero, also known as Quo Vadis, is a historical novel written by Henryk Sienkiewicz in Polish. "Quo vadis Domine" is Latin for "Where are you going, Lord?" and alludes to the apocryphal Acts of Peter, in which Peter flees Rome but on his way meets Jesus and asks him why he is going to Rome. Jesus says, "I am going back to be crucified again", which makes Peter go back to Rome and accept martyrdom.
The book Quo Vadis tells of a love that develops between a young Christian woman, Ligia (or Lygia), and Marcus Vinicius, a Roman patrician. It takes place in the city of Rome under the rule of emperor Nero, circa AD 64.
This edition has been formatted for your reader, with an active table of contents. This book has also been annotated, with additional information about the book and its author, including an overview, character information, references to historical events, adaptations, recognition, biographical and bibliographical information.

Title:Quo Vadis: A Narrative of the Time of Nero (Annotated)Format:Kobo ebookPublished:December 13, 2015Publisher:Bronson Tweed PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990051302370

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