Lindsey Davis::Martial


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Lindsey Davis This is almost certainly too vague and silly to go in the article, but I found it amusing. In chapter XXXVIII of Lindsey Davis's Marcus Didius Falco novel Ode to a Banker (set in AD74) we get a scene in which a soldier (Passus) is going through a deceased publisher's heap of his authors' draft scrolls:

"Yes." Passus consulted a note-tablet. "I found some rejections among them. Poems by someone called Martialis had had scrawled on them, "Who is this? No — crap!" in red ink.

Loganberry (Talk) 02:27, 18 October 2008 (UTC)

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