History Literature / TheRomanMysteryScrolls

9th Sep '16 10:13:17 AM Morgenthaler
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''The Roman Mystery Scrolls'' follow the adventures of Threptus, a poor orphan living in the time of TheRomanEmpire. The character was introduced in the final book of ''Literature/TheRomanMysteries'', where he is inspired by the character Lupus's RagsToRiches success and good works to learn to read, write and lead a life helping other people. Threptus gives up begging and become apprentice Floridius, a self-proclaimed soothsayer of dubious honesty. With the help of his unlikely mentor, he finds himself struggling to outwit the law and solve mysteries.

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''The Roman Mystery Scrolls'' follow the adventures of Threptus, a poor orphan living in the time of TheRomanEmpire.UsefulNotes/TheRomanEmpire. The character was introduced in the final book of ''Literature/TheRomanMysteries'', where he is inspired by the character Lupus's RagsToRiches success and good works to learn to read, write and lead a life helping other people. Threptus gives up begging and become apprentice Floridius, a self-proclaimed soothsayer of dubious honesty. With the help of his unlikely mentor, he finds himself struggling to outwit the law and solve mysteries.
1st May '15 1:42:37 AM Morgenthaler
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''Literature/TheRomanMysteryScrolls'' follow the adventures of Threptus, a poor orphan living in the time of TheRomanEmpire. The character was introduced in the final book of ''Literature/TheRomanMysteries'', where he is inspired by the character Lupus's RagsToRiches success and good works to learn to read, write and lead a life helping other people. Threptus gives up begging and become apprentice Floridius, a self-proclaimed soothsayer of dubious honesty. With the help of his unlikely mentor, he finds himself struggling to outwit the law and solve mysteries.

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''Literature/TheRomanMysteryScrolls'' ''The Roman Mystery Scrolls'' follow the adventures of Threptus, a poor orphan living in the time of TheRomanEmpire. The character was introduced in the final book of ''Literature/TheRomanMysteries'', where he is inspired by the character Lupus's RagsToRiches success and good works to learn to read, write and lead a life helping other people. Threptus gives up begging and become apprentice Floridius, a self-proclaimed soothsayer of dubious honesty. With the help of his unlikely mentor, he finds himself struggling to outwit the law and solve mysteries.
1st May '15 1:42:18 AM Morgenthaler
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* KidDetective: Threptus solves mysteries, though he detective skills are not yet as developed as Flavia and the others in ''TheRomanMysteries''.

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* KidDetective: Threptus solves mysteries, though he detective skills are not yet as developed as Flavia and the others in ''TheRomanMysteries''.''Literature/TheRomanMysteries''.
6th Apr '14 4:15:15 AM Catbert
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* DetectiveFiction: Thereptus is something of a detective, although the stories are at times more adventure than mystery solving.
6th Apr '14 4:13:08 AM Catbert
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* HistoricalFiction: The books are set in a well researched depiction of TheRomanEmpire during the reign of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domitian Domitian.]]

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* HistoricalFiction: HistoricalDetectiveFiction: The books are set in a well researched depiction of TheRomanEmpire during the reign of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domitian Domitian.]]



* MysteryFiction: Each of the books has Threptus solving a mystery.



* PhonyPsychic: Floridius claims to be soothsayer, however no evidence is provided that he has any real powers. More often then not, he simply lies to customers about where he gets his information, or makes things up entirely.

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* PhonyPsychic: Floridius claims to be soothsayer, however no evidence is provided that he has any real powers. More often then not, he simply lies to customers about where he gets his information, or makes things up entirely. He has also been known to fake omens. However, it does appear that he really does believe in the gods and he does seem to believe that he really has some soothsaying powers.
26th Oct '13 3:31:21 AM SeptimusHeap
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* EvilEye: The books present historical beliefs regarding [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evil_eye the evil eye]], which was thought to be a look from demons or from people that can bestow misfortuane. {{Protective Charm}}s are used to defend against the evil eye.
31st Aug '13 5:34:24 AM Catbert
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# ''The Thunder Omen'' (203)

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# ''The Thunder Omen'' (203)(2013)
31st Aug '13 5:33:52 AM Catbert
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The first book in the series is entitled ''The Sewer Demon'', and was published in February of 2012. In it, Threptus helps solve the mystery of a house allegedly haunted by a demon.

The second book is ''The Poisoned Honey Cake.''


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# ''The Sewer Demon'' (2012)
# ''The Poisoned Honey Cake'' (2012)
# ''The Thunder Omen'' (203)
# ''The Two-Faced God'' (2013)
24th Jul '13 7:48:02 PM Catbert
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The second book, not yet published, will be ''The Poisoned Honey Cake.''

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The second book, not yet published, will be book is ''The Poisoned Honey Cake.''
28th Feb '12 9:13:20 AM Catbert
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* StreetUrchin: Threptus grew up on in the streets. However, shortly before the first book begins, he starts living with Floridius as has apprentice. His former streat kid friends take up stealing.
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