5 Works in Ancient Roman Religion & Lore

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    Summary

    The plot of this multi-chapter fic is based on The Sound of Music, and the setting was inspired by my one-shot, Donum Scientiae, a gift for learning. Historical AU set in ancient Rome.

    Language:
    English
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    16,864
    Chapters:
    12/?
    Comments:
    69
    Kudos:
    125
    Bookmarks:
    29
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    They were adored by the masses, they were famous, they were glorified... but gladiators were still slaves. He knew nothing good could come from falling in love with a killer, least of all one with a silver smile constrained by golden shackles. Shame that Hadrian never was very rational. Ancient Rome based (but fictional) society: violence, adult themes, political drama.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    6,367
    Chapters:
    3/?
    Comments:
    11
    Kudos:
    22
    Bookmarks:
    1
    Hits:
    158
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    A brief section of Virgil's Aeneid expanded upon, in which Venus (Aphrodite) must convince Vulcan (Hephaestus) to do something for her-- namely craft her son, Aeneas, some weapons.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    2,309
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Kudos:
    4
    Bookmarks:
    1
    Hits:
    43
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    A retelling of the story of Baucis and Philemon found in the Metamorphoses of Ovid, with Baucis and Philemon reimagined as an old lesbian couple (which, surprise surprise, doesn't really change the story much).

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    1,076
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    3
    Kudos:
    4
    Bookmarks:
    1
    Hits:
    118
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    Language:
    English
    Words:
    2,413
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Kudos:
    2
    Bookmarks:
    1
    Hits:
    108

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