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VALIDVS: A Novel by C. Martinez Landrau

By C. Martinez Landrau

Novemus Opimius Validus was once mortally wounded whereas serving as a tribune in Rome’s legions in previous Judea in the course of the first century AD—and was once then touched via the therapeutic hand of Jesus Christ himself. After that momentous get together, his lifestyles eternally replaced; his inspirational tale is one in every of timeless religion, indomitable perseverance, and braveness in contrast to the other ever informed.
Validus witnessed Christ’s fabled and momentous Sermon at the Mount and have become a mystery Christian, embarking on an excellent trip that places him in shut proximity to different huge old figures, together with Christ’s committed apostle, Peter. He encounters the younger and demented Emperor Gaius Caligula, his not likely successor and uncle; the stuttering, bodily crippled, and oft ridiculed yet kindly Emperor Claudius; and Claudius’s lifelong buddy, the illustrious King Herod Agrippa.
From the lowly depths of the gladiatorial enviornment to the grand halls of the Roman Senate and later to the Roman Emperor’s chair, Validus adjustments the trail of Roman historical past, creating a unique connection among religion and empire.
VALIDVS is the 1st installment in a vintage 4 half sequence. With this novel writer C. Martinez Landrau bargains a desirable, replacement examine what old Rome could have been like had a guy destined to turn into its maximum emperor additionally been one among Christianity’s first Roman coverts – albeit secretly…

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