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Turn Back the River

Author(s): Hardy, William G. Pages: 385
Publisher: Dodd Date of Publication: 1938
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Setting: Rome Period: t/o Cicero (Code: 5d)
Rome Setting: y Christian/Jewish/Pagan: p
Mystery: n First Person:
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Subject: Clodia, wife of Metellus Celer, is Catiline's mistress. Shows the political cliques in the period just before Caesar came to power & points to modern parallels. --- Clodia is mistress of Catiline and wife of Metellus Celer before Julius Caesar comes to power, and Cicero rails against her. Adamson/WHF '98
Unique Qualities: Hardy was a prof of classics
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Review In: BkRevDig 1938, p. 415. Vivid story, somewhat fast & loose with historical detail to make links to present.

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