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Vestal, The ; or, a Tale of Pompeii

Author(s): Gray, Thomas Pages: 220
Publisher: Gray and Bowen Date of Publication: 1830
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Setting: Pompeii Period: ca. 79/95 AD (Code: 7c)
Rome Setting: n Christian/Jewish/Pagan:
Mystery: First Person:
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Subject: Pompeii. ÒThe eruption of Vesuvius is deferred until AD 95 in order to include DomitianÕs persecution of Christians in this story of a vestal who is really a Christian. She, her Christian lover, and her family all die in the eruption.Ó (Kelly)
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