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A murder on the Appian Way

by Steven Saylor

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Milo, Titus Annius, d. 48 B.C. -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- Fiction,
    • Clodius, Publius, ca. 93-52 B.C. -- Assassination -- Fiction,
    • Gordianus the Finder (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
    • Private investigators -- Rome -- Fiction,
    • Rome -- History -- 53-44 B.C. -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSteven Saylor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3569.A96 M87 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination304 p. :
      Number of Pages304
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL815638M
      ISBN 10031214377X
      LC Control Number95053222

      Download PDF A Murder On The Appian Way book full free. A Murder On The Appian Way available for download and read online in other formats. Get this from a library! A murder on the Appian Way: a mystery of ancient Rome. [Steven Saylor] -- 52 BC: Gordianus investigates the death of Publius Clodius Pulcher as Rome sinks into chaos.

      Get this from a library! A murder on the Appian Way. [Steven Saylor] -- When the high-born populist politician, Publius Clodius, is murdered on the Appian Way, Rome explodes into riot and arson. All fingers point at Titus Milo, his arch-enemy and a friend of Cicero. The. "A Murder on the Appian Way" is based on actual events. The murder of Clodius, Saylor points out in an appendix, had great ramifications for the republic. The inability of Rome to deal with the crisis indicated a power vacuum that both Caesar and Pompey attempted to fill, and the result was a civil war which aided the transformation of the /5.

      A Murder on the Appian Way: A Mystery of Ancient Rome (Novels of Ancient Rome) , St. Martin's Paperbacks Mass Market Paperback in English. Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Gordianus the Finder - the large, eccentric, philosophical investigator - is charged by Pompey the Great with discovering what really happened to the high-born populist politician Publius Clodius whose sinister disappearance has set Rome aflame with riots and arson.


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A Murder on the Appian Way is the fifth book in Steven Saylors mystery series featuring ancient Roman detective Gordianus the Finder. It is inspired by actual events that took place in 52 BCE. The plot focuses on two rival politicians, Clodius and Milo/5. A Murder on the Appian Way: A Novel of Ancient Rome (The Roma Sub Rosa series Book 5) Kindle Edition by/5(69).

Murder on the Appian Way is a study in crowd psychology. The Novel begins with a riot in Rome, apparently caused by the assassination of one of the citizens favorites, Publius Clodius. The climate is tense as Rome is divided into two crowds; One mob supports the radical views of Clodius who pushed for more rights and privileges for the average /5(90).

Murder on the Appian Way is a study in crowd psychology. The Novel begins with a riot in Rome, apparently caused by the assassination of one of the citizens favorites, Publius Clodius.

The climate is tense as Rome is divided into two crowds; One mob supports the radical views of Clodius who pushed for more rights and privileges for the average /5(69). Parts of this book are almost poetic.

While the major peg of the story concerns the murder of Publius Clodius on the Appian Way, there are a couple of interesting themes in this book. One concerns the relationship between masters and slaves.

One of Gordianus's slaves dies in this book, but he gains three more before the book is over/5. Murder on the Appian Way is a study in crowd psychology. The Novel begins with a riot in Rome, apparently caused by the assassination of one of the citizens favorites, Publius Clodius. The climate is tense as Rome is divided into two crowds; One mob supports the radical views of Clodius who pushed for more rights and privileges for the average /5(88).

So one would be led to believe after reading this book. Though the "mystery" in this mystery novel isn't quite as strong as I would have hoped, A Murder on the Appian Way" still counts in my eyes as one of Steven Saylor's better story takes place in the year 52 BC, at a time when Rome was just beginning its slide into civil war and was inching towards the 5/5(5).

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Martin''s Publishing Group. A Murder on the Appian Way book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Steven Saylor's historical mysteries set in ancient Rome and fe /5.

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more. Actually, it was for me. What was one of the most memorable moments of A Murder on the Appian Way. The beginning. How did the narrator detract from the book. He sounded like a San Francisco bistro waiter. But seriously, Novels set in Rome are inherently alien.

A Murder on the Appian Way: A Novel of Ancient Rome Steven W. Saylor, Author St. Martin's Press $ (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

"A Murder on the Appian Way" is less of a mystery novel than Saylor's previous books in this series. There is still a mystery but the resolution is based on accidental encounters more than investigation.

However, we get to see Rome as a confused, dangerous, and determined to remain civilized city as the clock counts down on the Republic/5(65).

Editions for A Murder on the Appian Way: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), Author: Steven Saylor. A Murder on the Appian Way audiobook, by Steven Saylor Ancient Rome has been in a state of turmoil as the rival gangs of Publius Clodius, a high-born, populist politician, and his arch-enemy, Titus Milo, have fought to control the consular elections.

When Clodius is murdered on the famed Appian Way and Milo is accused of the crime, the city explodes. A Murder on the Appian Way deals with the death of Publius Clodius Pulcher, a famous populist rabble-rousing politician of the late Roman Republic.

There's a lot of foreshadowing of the Republic's fall in this book; especially in the early conversations Gordianus 4/5(7). Cover of A Murder on the Appian Way by Steven Saylor. A Murder on the Appian Way is the fifth book in Steven Saylor’s mystery series featuring ancient Roman detective Gordianus the Finder.

It is inspired by actual events that took place in 52 BCE. The plot focuses on two rival politicians, Clodius and Milo. The Ancient Appian Way provides an engaging account of the Appian Way's origins and historical context. The structure of this lavishly illustrated book mirrors the traveler's route south from Rome, making it an ideal guide to the legendary road for all those with.

A Murder on the Appian Way by Steven Saylor,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. A Murder on the Appian Way: Steven Saylor: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(3K).

Torchlight flickers on the elegant marble walls. The sound of a mob echoes in the street. The year is 52 B.C. and the naked body of Publius Clodius is about to be carried through the teaming streets of Rome.

Clodius, a rich man turned rabble-rouser, was. Torchlight flickers on the elegant marble walls. The sound of a mob echoes in the street. The year is 52 B.C. and the naked body of Publius Clodius is about to be carried through the teaming streets of Rome. Clodius, a rich man turned rabble-rouser, was slain on the most splendid road in the world, the Appian Way/5(35).

In hindsight, I think I read A Murder on the Appian Way with the wrong expectations. I was looking for a good Murder-Mystery (which I like), when I should’ve read it as Historical Fiction (which I also like). Being constrained by the details of this pivotal event in Roman history, which are plentiful, thanks to Cicero, means that there is Author: Hamilcar Barca.Death On The Appian Way book.

Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Between Cicera, Rome's greatest orator, one of the 'new' men /5.A Murder On The Appian Way () About book: Fifth in the Roma Sub Rosa historical mystery series set in ancient Rome and revolving around Gordianus the Finder, TakeI definitely should not have read John Maddox Roberts' King's Gambit, I when I started this series.

It's got me all confused with the different Milos! I kept expecting Saylor's Milo to be the same person as .