Rome stories, books, poems, and more

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This is my first book of some sort. It's a fictional story with the setting of the Roman Empire Read More

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A tragedy based on the life of Gaius Caligula. After recovering from his sickness, Caligula begins to suffer a fall in popularity after making some poorly-executed decisions. He lets his emotions get the better of him, but he realizes the error of his ways too late. This… Read More
Roman sentries await the return of the vanguard. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 14, 2017

Reads: 49

Comments: 2

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Recent research on Roman coins has shown that Hannibal's defeat resulted in a huge boost to the Roman economy and marked its transition from regional power to Empire. This reminded me of a poem I wrote during my Latin studies when I first came to Nelson in 1982. Called 'What… Read More
A creative writing assignment I was given when I studied in Rome; to find a piece of artwork & create a story about it. I decided to become the fountain, bring it to life, & share it's struggles. Read More

Book / Horror

May 08, 2017

Reads: 118

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Decimus and Atticus were part a Roman century tasked with rescuing the prince of Rome. The century ventured into unknown lands, deep into a densely fogged forest where they knew nothing about the environment or what enemies lingered in darkness waiting for them. All everyone knew, even their commander, was… Read More
Dark Resurrection the first of a series of historical novels about the vampire Jesus Christ and his bloodthirsty consort Mary Magdalene. Having been unjustly crucified at Golgotha, to his surprise Jesus finds he has risen from the grave as a member of the undead. A just man during his life,… Read More
Ancient Greece is invaded by Rome, Rome being an allegory for the building of anything throughout human society by the way of violence. Greece in the story representing all people on Earth living in peace. A mother of Greece gives her thoughts as she becomes a refugee. Read More

Tags: rome, devourer

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Caius had always dreamed of becoming a gladiator, but when he got the chance he found that it was not all he thought it would be. Fans of professional wrestling will get a definite something from this piece. Read More

Tags: rome, gladiator

Reads: 118

Comments: 1

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A political and spiritual poetic tussle over current events. More a work in rhyme than solving any problems. Read More

Short Story / Other

March 31, 2016

Reads: 148

Shelves: 1

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Poem / Romance

March 30, 2016

Reads: 154

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Tags: slave, rome, lady, 47bc

Poem / Romance

March 22, 2016

Reads: 80

Shelves: 1

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Poem / Romance

March 14, 2016

Reads: 134

Shelves: 1

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Tags: girl, woman, slave, rome, 47bc

Poem / Romance

March 07, 2016

Reads: 95

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Poem / Romance

February 28, 2016

Reads: 124

Shelves: 1

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Tags: life, women, slave, rome, 47bc

This is a work in Progress.... wanted to see what people thought, see if its readable.... Read More

Poem / Romance

February 22, 2016

Reads: 64

Shelves: 1

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Poem / Romance

February 16, 2016

Reads: 111

Shelves: 1

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Tags: love, women, rome, 47bc

Poem / Romance

February 05, 2016

Reads: 87

Shelves: 2

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Poem / Romance

February 01, 2016

Reads: 185

Shelves: 1

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Poem / Romance

January 29, 2016

Reads: 106

Shelves: 1

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Tags: love, war, women, rome, 47bc

Poem / Romance

January 25, 2016

Reads: 146

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Poem / Romance

January 19, 2016

Reads: 106

Shelves: 1

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Amy washes Annona's back the water running down over her body the smell of perfumed ointment the smoothness the skin Amy's lips near wanting to kiss but knowing too risky even if her mistress should want it Amy moves her fingers touching Annona's skin between thighs and calves Annona reaches… Read More

Tags: girl, rome, mistress, 47-bc

Poem / Romance

January 16, 2016

Reads: 146

Shelves: 1

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Poem / Poetry

January 14, 2016

Reads: 170

Shelves: 1

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Tags: love, wife, rome, roman, 47-bc

Short Story / Fantasy

August 02, 2015

Reads: 145

Shelves: 1

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Two parallel dreams... Read More
In August 2011, a Reddit user The_Quiet_Earth submitted a question to the sites 'Ask Reddit' section: "Could I destroy the entire Roman Empire during the reign of Augustus if I traveled back in time with a modern U.S. Marine infantry battalion or MEU?" This is my response. (now available at… Read More

Reads: 210

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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A conversation with a kid on a plane that leads to remembering lonely memories Read More

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