Quo vadis?: a story of faith in the last days of the Roman Empire

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Focus on the Family Great Stories are riveting novels from the past for today's readers. Each book features the complete text and, in convenient footnotes, present-day definitions for older words. They also include in-depth introductions that shed light on the authors and the times in which they lived and discussion questions. In the dark, decadent last days of the Roman Empire, a pagan soldier sees a girl of exotic beauty and decides he must have her as his concubine. But unknown to him, Ligia is a Christian intent on living a pure life, even as Nero's ruthless persecution sweeps the city. As the lives of Vinicius and Ligia intertwine, they watch the world they know change before their eyes. While the apostles Peter and Paul seek to save the immoral city from ruin, Christians are brutally martyred in the Coliseum and Rome burns. Quo Vadis, part of Focus on the Family Great Stories collection, vividly captures all the madness and suspense of one of history's most unforgettable chapters. Introduction and Afterword by Joe Wheeler
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Grouping Title quo vadis a story of faith in the last days of the roman empire
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subject_facet Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600 -- Fiction, Fiction, Rome -- History -- Nero, 54-68 -- Fiction
title_display Quo vadis? : a story of faith in the last days of the Roman Empire
title_full Quo vadis? : a story of faith in the last days of the Roman Empire / by Henryk Sienkiewicz ; introduction and afterword by Joe Wheeler
title_short Quo vadis? :
title_sub a story of faith in the last days of the Roman Empire
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