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Quo Vadis (tr)

Author(s): Sienkiewicz, Henry Pages: ca 500
Publisher: Little Date of Publication: 1896
Reading Level: Genre:
Setting: Period: t/o Nero (Code: 7b5)
Rome Setting: y Christian/Jewish/Pagan: c/p
Mystery: n First Person:
Detective/Narrator:
Subject: vivid account of conflict of Imperial Rome (a vile Nero & a luxurious Petronius) and early Christianity (incl SS. Peter & Paul). Lygia, beautiful Christian, denounced by the imperial guard whose immoral advances she had spurned, is rescued in the amphitheater by the giant Ursus.
Unique Qualities: numerous reprints & retranslations
Rating: v gd(B)

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