Empire, Oil, and Disaster - blog about my new book

A religious sect getting more and more attention of the world. Jews in the Middle East already have problems with them. Coincidentally, a terrible terract happens in the largest city of the empire. The same religious sect is blamed for it. The year is 64 AD. The sect is Christians. The place is Rome of the emperor Nero.
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Saturday, March 10, 2007

Book 2 Chapter IV: Flute players on the streets of Rome

“As if celebrating in honor of Yosef’s victory, some flute players on the street entertained the crowd, and the sounds of music filled him with joy.”

Was it possible? I mean, flute players on a street? Yes. Specifically, on the Quinquatrus Minusculae (June 12-14, three days around Ides of June) flute players in masks played throughout the city streets.