To Abandon Rome: AD 593

To Abandon Rome AD Rome AD A wife snatched from him by his banishment and defiled by rape Another woman who loves him An entanglement into the vyings of the powerful A rage he keeps caged until the moment comes to

  • Title: To Abandon Rome: AD 593
  • Author: Vann Turner
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 473
  • Format: Paperback
  • Rome, AD 593 A wife snatched from him by his banishment and defiled by rape Another woman who loves him An entanglement into the vyings of the powerful A rage he keeps caged until the moment comes to release it.This is the story of Titus Tribonius, former Chief Jurist for Roman Matters in the Lombard Kingdom, reduced to baking clay and lime in furnaces, then elevated tRome, AD 593 A wife snatched from him by his banishment and defiled by rape Another woman who loves him An entanglement into the vyings of the powerful A rage he keeps caged until the moment comes to release it.This is the story of Titus Tribonius, former Chief Jurist for Roman Matters in the Lombard Kingdom, reduced to baking clay and lime in furnaces, then elevated to Consul with Plenary Powers The Pope assigns him a task Defeat the Lombard King besieging Rome.Titus But Your Holiness, what about your flock Resist them, yes But defeat them Our grain grinders, road repairers, grocers can t match a trained military on the field We ll wait them out within our walls Pope The Emperor is watching I demand a spirited defense No I ll defend the city but won t lead the people to slaughter You dare defy me To Abandon Rome is a literary novel of drama, passion and depth It mingles tears with shouts of joy and suggests a closer look into the nature of things.Tribonian Trilogy, Part 2Historical Fiction338 pages, 85,000 wordseBook and Paperback

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    • Jane says:

      6th century Rome. Interesting and original continuation of the story of the Roman Titus Tribonius, who, after his exile from his hometown, Verona, has settled in Rome. He has been forced to leave because of mostly trumped-up charges. He is an aristocrat but lives among plebs and becomes friends with them. They would do anything for him. He has been gifted with the common touch. He is a visionary and wants to raise the status of the common people and to break the stranglehold the very often corru [...]

    • Elizabeth says:

      I received this book from the author for a honest review. I like reading historical fiction but this is a period I would not like to have lived in. I admire the love Titus had for his wife but knowing Adrias's love for Titus, well he deserved love but I was hoping for him to reunite with his wife.

    • Vann Turner says:

      Author’s own review.(Grpmm. Sound of throat clearing.) Shy people—And I’m one, too!—are not good self-promoters, but I’ll give it a stab.When you publish a book you have to assign it a BISAC code that identifies what category of books it belongs in: self-help, western, romance etc. I had to struggle to assign To Abandon Rome the appropriate category. It has a weight to it, which suggests Literary. It is set in a real time and place: Historical. It pits the central character’s life as [...]

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