If You Were Me and Lived sedianka.info Ancient Mali Empire: An Introduction to Civilizations Throughout Time (Volume 5) [Carole P. Roman, Mateya Arkova] on sedianka.info *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. From the bestselling author of Fatherland and Pompeii, comes the first novel of a trilogy about the struggle for power in ancient Rome. In his “most accomplished work to date” (Los Angeles Times), master of historical fiction Robert Harris lures readers back in time to the compelling life of Roman Senator Marcus Cicero. Imagine a glass you can bend and then watch it return to its original form. A glass that you drop but it doesn’t break. Stories say that an ancient Roman glassmaker had the technology to create a flexible glass, ‘vitrium flexile’, but a certain emperor decided the invention should not be.