You Are History
|You Are History: Chapter 1 by Alexander Mikhaylov|
13 March 2009
It was believed in antiquity that one of the lesser-known philosophers had once presented his pupil with a valuable advice. It sounded approximately like \'Travel as much as you want! Travel widens your horizon but please, man! Travel light.\'
|You Are History: Chapter 2 by Alexander Mikhaylov|
17 March 2009
Senior lictor Cicero Galbus was staring dumbly at a bungle of old and new police reports, stacked on his desk, unsure where to begin. Damn all this bureaucracy, he thought angrily. He was an officer of the law and not a deskman!
|You Are History: Chapter 3 by Alexander Mikhaylov|
20 March 2009
It was said on numerous occasions that the good Roman citizens cared about only two things: bread and entertainment. No one had clarified that, in truth, the people cared mostly about entertainment. Unlike bread, quality fun never went stale.
|You Are History: Chapter 4 by Alexander Mikhaylov|
24 March 2009
Proculus sat at a small writing table and contemplated a certain action that involved a sheet of papyrus, a stelos and an inkpot.
|You Are History: Chapter 5 by Alexander Mikhaylov|
02 April 2009
It was yet another satisfactory evening. Proculus sat at the writing table and surveyed his notes. He managed to complete quite a few of them. He smiled, chewed on his lips and began to compose the next entree.
|You Are History: Chapter 6 by Alexander Mikhaylov|
06 April 2009
Several seriously looking men were lying on couches on a spacious balcony of a senatorial villa, sipping wine and conversing in careful voices.
|You Are History: Chapter 7 by Alexander Mikhaylov|
11 April 2009
A young girl was standing at the doorframe of a closet and looking at him with an unmistakably mocking expression. \"If I were you, I would slow down,\", she repeated and grinned meaningfully.
|You Are History: Chapter 8 by Alexander Mikhaylov|
19 April 2009
Senator Aemilius Lepidos was doubtlessly a \'jolly old man\'. It stood to reason. For instance, everyone who knew him personally tended to exclaim \'Oh but he is a jolly old man!\'
|You Are History: Chapter 9 by Alexander Mikhaylov|
24 April 2009
I feel it is my duty to inform you that a certain high placed individual, whom I cannot name in writing, is seeking to kill you. I believe it would be in your best interest to meet me in person this evening...
|You Are History: Chapter 10 by Alexander Mikhaylov|
03 May 2009
Pelagea and Cumulus were sitting in Mama Pro\'s drawing room. Both lovers kept gloomy silence. Cumulus felt that he must say something but could not think of any appropriate topic and only sighed instead.