I’ve created a glossary of unfamiliar names and terms used within these posts and in the book Aquila. It will be growing as I write more…
Hover over the following terms to discover who or what liquamen and Totila were, or visit the complete glossary.
How much was a pound of fresh mussels worth at the Fabricia market in 570 AD?
Writing a historic novel set on Elba in Late Antiquity involves a great deal of background research. Books do exist, which relate events and discuss political and economic developments, as well as religious and social aspects of life in those turbulent times.
But getting answers to some of the simple everyday questions is not always so easy: Continue reading “Who knows the answer?”