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Roman Blood Characters & Character Analysis

Steven Saylor
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Characters

Gordianus the Finder

Gordianus the Finder is approximately thirty years old. He is rather tall and somewhat thick around the middle. Gordianus has a flat nose, curly dark hair, and brown eyes. He is a citizen of Rome and comes from a working-class background. Gordianus is unmarried and has no children. He owns one female slave by the name of Bethesda. Gordianus purchased Bethesda in the city of Alexandria, Egypt, when Bethesda was a young girl. Gordianus and Bethesda enjoy a marriage-type relationship in private. However, they are careful not to demonstrate their feelings for one another when they are in public. It is implied that showing tender feelings for a slave is antithetical to the Roman code of decorum. At one time, Gordianus had quite a few slaves but allowed himself to be convinced to sell them off.

His nickname "the Finder" denotes that Gordianus is something of...

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