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Threshold of fire : a novel of fifth century Rome

Author: Hella S Haasse
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Academy Chicago Publishers, 1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is 414 A.D. and the once-powerful Roman Empire is in its death throessplit between East and West, menaced by barbarian hordes almost literally at its gates. The Emperor Honorious cowers in the marsh-bound city of Ravenna, where he has moved the government. There is the Prefect Hadrian, a powerful official and fanatical Christian convert; Marcus Anicius, the pagan aristocrat who is clinging to a dyping past, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Fiction
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Haasse, Hella S., 1918-2011.
Threshold of fire.
Chicago, IL : Academy Chicago Publishers, 1996
(OCoLC)48364556
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hella S Haasse
ISBN: 9781613734568 1613734565 9781613734551 1613734557
OCLC Number: 644289447
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (255 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Other Titles: Nieuwer testament.
Responsibility: Hella S. Haasse ; translated by Anita Miller and Nini Blinstrub.

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It is 414 A.D. and the once-powerful Roman Empire is in its death throessplit between East and West, menaced by barbarian hordes almost literally at its gates. The Emperor Honorious cowers in the marsh-bound city of Ravenna, where he has moved the government. There is the Prefect Hadrian, a powerful official and fanatical Christian convert; Marcus Anicius, the pagan aristocrat who is clinging to a dyping past, and the Jew Eliezar ben Elijah, hemmed in by his own traditions and burdened by his dark vision of the future.

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