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Doctor of Souls, A

Author(s): Niven, Marian Pages: 348
Publisher: Seabury Date of Publication: 1977
Reading Level: Genre:
Setting: Ptol Egypt Period: 1st cent BC? (Code: 5?)
Rome Setting: n Christian/Jewish/Pagan:
Mystery: n First Person:
Detective/Narrator:
Subject: "...the poignant tale of Maria, a Roman plebian, and Talon, High Priest of the Egyptian God Ptah, whose love builds a bridge transcending all barriers. In quiet gardens, temple and palace, on dark street and in boats on the mighty Nile, they follow their destiny. The panorama is vast. Here are the royal family, Greeks, Romans, artists, doctors, young lovers, and the immemorial priesthood." (jacket blurb, courtesy of Al Navis, ALMARK & CO., who also mentions "Two of the main characters are Kleon‘ Ptolemy, Queen of Egypt and King Dimitrios Ptolemy, her half-brother and consort.)
Unique Qualities: vol 3 of Series "The Seekers".
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