Glaucia the Greek Slave by Emma Leslie
After the death of her father, Glaucia is sold to a wealthy Roman family to pay his debts. She tries hard to adjust to her new life but longs to find a God who can love even a slave. Meanwhile, her brother,Laon, struggles to find her and to earn enough money to buy her freedom. But what is the mystery that surrounds their mother's disappearance years earlier and will they ever be able to read the message in the parchments she left for them?
Story Setting: Athens in 59-64 A.D.
Originally published in 1874; 270 pages; for ages 10 – Adult
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