Quo Vadis: A Narrative of the Time of Nero
    
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The novel Quo Vadis tells of a love that develops between a young Christian woman, Lycia and Marcus Vinicius, a Roman patrician. It takes place in the city of Rome under the rule of emperor Nero, c. AD 64. Sienkiewicz studied the Roman Empire extensively before writing the novel, with the aim of getting historical details correct. Consequently, several historical figures appear in the book.
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