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Chapter II Arsace left Eucher before they reached the Pantheon. Eucher knew his Adjutant feared temples as if the sacrificial smoke might pollute him. Since Arsace avoided the shows and executions, too, Eucher was free of scrutiny for much of his day. Eucher arrived at the building restored by that philhellene whose life sometimes filled his thoughts more than his …

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*** “Rome stinks,” complained Arsace as he waddled another step and tried to fan the smell away with his hand. “Rome stinks,” he repeated as he touched his hand to his nose. Eucher side-stepped his adjutant to avoid a gathering of exuberant Christians who crowded the street. He sneered at the sea of Christian drab before he caught sight of a …

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