The Sorceress of Rome

The Sorceress of Rome

Nathan Gallizier

Nathan Gallizier

The third rebellion of Johannes Crescentius, Senator of Rome, enacted after the death of the pontiff and the election of Sylvester II, forms but the prelude to the great drama whose final curtain was to fall upon the doom of the third Otto, of whose love for Stephania, the beautiful wife of Crescentius, innumerable legends are told in the old monkish chronicles and whose tragic death caused a lament to go throughout the world of the Millennium.
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Under the Witches Moon: A Romantic Tale of Mediaeval Rome

Under the Witches' Moon: A Romantic Tale of Mediaeval Rome

Nathan Gallizier

Nathan Gallizier

By Nathan GallizierAuthor of "The Sorceress of Rome," "The Court ofLucifer," "The Hill of Venus," etc.This romantic tale of tenth-century Rome concerns itself with the fortunes and adventures of Tristan of Avalon while in the Eternal City on a pilgrimage to do penance for his love of Hellayne, the wife of his liege lord, Count Roger de Laval.Tristan\'s meeting with the Queen Courtesan of the Aventine; her infatuation for the pilgrim; Tristan\'s rounds of obediences, cut short by his appointment as Captain of Sant\' Angelo by Alberic, Senator of Rome; the intrigues of Basil, the Grand Chamberlain, who aspires to the dominion of Rome and the love of Theodora; the trials of Hellayne, who alternately falls into the power of Basil and Theodora; the scene between the Grand Chamberlain and Bessarion in the ruins of the Coliseum; the great feud between Roxana and Theodora and the final overthrow of the latter\'s regime constitute some of the dramatic episodes of the romance."This new book adds greater weight to the claim that Mr. Gallizier is the greatest writer of historical novels in America today."—Cincinnati Times-Star."In many respects we consider Mr. Gallizier the most versatile and interesting writer of the day."—Saxby\'s Magazine.
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