|The Burning of Rome|
|by Alfred J. Church|
|Vivid story of Rome in the days of Nero, beginning with the burning of the city, seemingly ordered by Nero himself. The narrative revolves around a set of characters who suffer acutely in the cruel persecutions of the Christians, set in motion by Nero after the fire to deflect blame for the conflagration from himself and fasten it on the Christians. Ages 12-15 |
About This Text
This text was prepared by volunteers associated
with Heritage-History, using
as copytext, The Burning of Rome, A Tale of Nero's Days, by
Rev. Alfred J. Church , M.A., London:
Seeley, Service & Co. Limited, 1912.
Since this book was first published before 1923, it is in the public domain
in the United States. By
U.S. law, it entered the public domain 75 years after
its first publication.
A number of illustrations are included in the text.
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