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Slaves of Sabinus, Jew & Gentile

Author(s): Yonge, Charlotte Mary Pages:
Publisher: Whittaker Date of Publication: 1890
Reading Level: YA Genre:
Setting: Rome, Belgica Prima Period: t/o Vespasian (Code: 7c1)
Rome Setting: y Christian/Jewish/Pagan: c/j/p
Mystery: n First Person:
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Subject: Persecution of Christians under Vespasian. ÒEsdras, the Jewish slave, is aghast when he realizes he has betrayed Sabinus, an outlawed Roman officer, under torture, while his fellow slave, a Christian, remained steadfast. He is converted and devotes himself to SabinusÕ family.Ó (Kelly) --- ÒStory of Sabinus & Eponina, derived from Plutarch & connected with the history of Flavius Clemens, one of the early martyrs. Sabinus is accused of joining with the enemies of Rome & condemned to death by Vespasian.Ó (Baker, p. 327)
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