During the reign of Nero, Rome was famous for great holidays, tournaments for poets, as well as exciting games and circus performances that lasted day and night. Petronius of Rome, was generous and noble, a faithful man at the court of Nero. Intrigued by an interesting story about his nephew Mark Winnie, who met with a mysterious young woman, who was called Ligia and whom he loved, is now a foster child of noble Roman economy. She is a Christian. The author wrote a narrative with the utmost caution and his vision of Ancient Rome and early Christianity. He won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1905.