Tag Archives: Roma sub Rosa

Raiders of the Nile

 Raiders of the Nile © 2014 Steven Saylor 352 pages   If fortune favors the foolish, young Gordianus of Rome must be foolish indeed. On his 22ndbirthday, he lavishly adorns his slave-turned-love-interest, Bethesda, only to see her kidnapped when she … Continue reading

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The Seven Wonders

The Seven Wonders© 2012 Steven Saylor332 pages A few years ago, I read through the Roma sub Rosa series in which a first-century Sherlock Holmes named Gordianus the Finder made his living investigating murders and other sundry mysteries which were … Continue reading

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The Triumph of Caesar

The Triumph of Caesar© 2008 Steven Saylor308 pages The Triumph of Caesar is currently the last (Saylor may yet add to it, but I can’t confirm this from his website) book in the Roma sub Rosa series. I would not … Continue reading

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Caesar’s Judgement

The Judgment of Caesar© 2005 Steven Saylor352 pages When we last left Rome under the rose,  the civil war between Caesar and Pompey began to slowly conclude as Pompey’s ranks dwindled and his history of victories was rendered meaningless by … Continue reading

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A Gladiator Dies Only Once

A Gladiator Dies Only Once: The Further Investigations of Gordianus the Finder © 2005 Steven Saylor 269 pages Although the meat of the Roma sub Rosa series is its novels, Steven Saylor also enjoys writing short stories set within it, … Continue reading

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A Mist of Prophecies

A Mist of Prophecies © 2003 Steven Saylor 304 pages Gordianus the Finder and Rome have been through much turmoil in the past two preceding books, Rome having been plunged into civil war by the ambitions of those two men … Continue reading

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Last Seen in Massilia

Last Seen in Massilia © 2000 Steven Saylor 277 pages When I last visited Rome under the rose, I followed Gordianus as he experienced Rome at war. Pompey the Great fled Rome and then Italy when Julius Caesar crossed the … Continue reading

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