The Resource Enemies at home, Lindsey Davis

Enemies at home, Lindsey Davis

Label
Enemies at home
Title
Enemies at home
Statement of responsibility
Lindsey Davis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Ancient Rome, the number of slaves was far greater than that of free citizens. As a result, often the people Romans feared most were the "enemies at home," the slaves under their own roofs. Because of this, Roman law decreed that if the head of a household was murdered at home, and the culprit wasn't quickly discovered, his slaves, all of them, guilty or not, were presumed responsible and were put to death. Without exception. When a couple is found dead in their own bedroom and their house burglarized, some of their household slaves know what is about to happen to them. They flee to the Temple of Ceres, which by tradition is respected as a haven for refugees. This is where Flavia Albia comes in. The authorities, under pressure from all sides, need a solution. Albia, a private informer just like her father, Marcus Didius Falco, is asked to solve the murders
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Cataloging source
KNJ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davis, Lindsey
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6054.A8925
LC item number
E64 2014
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
A Flavia Albia mystery
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Private investigators
  • Rome
Label
Enemies at home, Lindsey Davis
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9781250023773
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • 727384
  • (OCoLC)883198530
  • 695642
  • (OCoLC)ocn883198530
  • 695642
  • 727384
  • 727384
Label
Enemies at home, Lindsey Davis
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9781250023773
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • 727384
  • (OCoLC)883198530
  • 695642
  • (OCoLC)ocn883198530
  • 695642
  • 727384
  • 727384

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