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The Cybelene Conspiracy
The Cybelene Conspiracy
The Cybelene Conspiracy
Audiobook11 hours

The Cybelene Conspiracy

Written by Albert Noyer

Narrated by Fleet Cooper

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

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Surgeon Getorius Asterius, his wife Arcadia, the eunuch archpriest of a pagan fertility cult, the female head of a heretical Arian church, and an ambitious senator in league with a Chinese merchant: these are the prime movers in this mystery set in Ravenna, Italy, in A.D. 440. When Getorius is summoned to examine the castrated body of a youth found by Thecla in her Arian church, who is the sobbing "Vestal Virgin" nearby? Is there any connection between this crime and the fact that a senator is smuggling counterfeit Western coins to the Eastern Empire, and contraband Chinese products back to Ravenna? A coded message leads to a secret tunnel and the sinister temple of Cybele, whose devotees are self-mutilated eunuchs. In a stunning climax, the conspirators try to escape Ravenna, planning to sell their products in Egypt, but failing to recognize the deadly nature of what they are carrying…
LanguageEnglish
Release dateDec 11, 2012
ISBN9781469243078
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    Come, come! Some of the other review(er)s are too harsh!This is not fine writing, and the research is not worn lightly; in fact, yes, there's much to mock - but it's an interesting and neglected period, and the author does his best to animate it in a way that might have been better done by others, but hasn't been.A gauntlet, then: do it better, and I for one will read your version.