Written on May, 23, 2017 by in ,

*** The next evening, Theodore sent his men to Stilicho’s palace on the Palantine, where Eucher was saying while in Rome. It was dark when Eucher left with an escort of guards. Theodore had also sent a litter and six slaves, and so for the first time since leaving Africa, Eucher allowed myself to be carried. Slaves walked ahead with lamps …

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Written on May, 16, 2017 by in ,

Chapter IV Eucher went to relieve himself in the garden. Afterward, he wandered awhile among patches of cheery colors that reminded him of his uncle’s villa in Africa. A man approached. He was in his later years with graying temples and a careful manner. He wore an orange freedman’s cap and dirty-blue tunic, and his fingers were stained with black …

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