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Gary Corby

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I'm the author of the Athenian Mysteries.

Nicolaos, the ambitious son of a minor sculptor, walks the mean streets of Classical Athens as an agent for the promising young politician Pericles.

Murder and mayhem don't faze Nico; what's really on his mind is how to get closer (much closer) to Diotima, the intelligent and annoyingly virgin priestess of Artemis, and how to shake off his irritating 12 year old brother Socrates.


These days we think of becoming an adult as a gradual process, but to the Greeks it was an instantaneous event. Though it worked differently for boys and girls.

In the case of a well-born Athenian girl, she would go to a girls' school at the Sanctuary of Brauron,a year or two beforemarriageable age. Less privileged girls would get their education at home.

Either way, at the end of their time the... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.86 · 496 ratings · 174 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
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message 2: by Gary

Gary Corby Thanks Jen. It's great to meet someone else who loves ancient historical fiction!

Gary


message 1: by Jenn

Jenn Your book looks like a fun read! I've added it to my tbr list. :D

Thanks for the add!


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