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Emma Leslie Church History Series

Glaucia the Greek Slave
Glaucia the Greek Slave
A Tale of Athens in the First Century

by Emma Leslie

Illustrated by Felter

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Story Synopsis

   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.
Notable People and Events:  Paul, Nero, Greek Philosophers, Great Fire at Rome
Originally published in 1874; 270 pages; For Ages 10 – Adult

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   "I absolutely loved this book... The story was powerful and I will be ordering more books from Salem Ridge Press by this author."  –  E.M., mother to 3, Seeking His Heart blog,

   "Glaucia the Greek Slave was originally published in 1874, but it brings the message of God's redemption through Jesus Christ that is just as relevant now as it was then!" ~ Michelle L., mom to 2 in North Carolina

   "WOW... I could not put [Glaucia the Greek Slave] down for the life of me... MOM loved it... this is a fantastic book... excellent quality, and wonderful deep messages that would inspire hours of conversation on beliefs, faith, theology, etc... it was a true joy to read..." ~ Shannon R., homeschooling mother from Canada

   "We really enjoyed reading of this slave girl's journey to spiritual freedom! My girls were captivated while listening to Glaucia the Greek Slave unfolding." ~ Hollie, mother of 9

   "I haven’t had an opportunity to do more than skim through the pages because [Glaucia the Greek Slave] keeps passing from hand to hand. It’s a very popular title at our house!" ~ Jean H. homeschool mom from Oregon

   "I cannot say enough good things about [Glaucia the Greek Slave], and hope little by little to add this entire series to our home library. ~ Christy L., mother of three

   "I enjoyed this book so much that I started it on a Thursday and then stayed up until 2am Friday night to finish it."  –  Cindy, Fenced in Family blog

Emma Leslie (1837-1909), whose actual name was Emma Dixon, was a prolific Victorian children’s author who wrote over 100 books. Emma Leslie brought a strong Christian emphasis into her writing and many of her books were originally published by the Religious Tract Society.

Also by Emma Leslie:

Junior Church History Series
For Merrie England
Hilda the Briton
The Magic Runes
Soldier Fritz
Through Stress and Strain

Church History Series
Before the Dawn
The Captives
Dearer Than Life
Elfreda the Saxon
Faithful, But Not Famous
From Bondage to Freedom
Gytha's Message
Leofwine the Monk
The Martyr's Victory
Out of the Mouth of the Lion
Sowing Beside All Waters

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