The Scarlet Fig

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The Scarlet Fig
Author Avram Davidson
Country United States
Series Vergil Magus
Genre Fantasy
Publisher Rose Press
Publication date
Pages 285
ISBN 0-95-482771-6
OCLC 64593363
Preceded by Vergil in Averno

The Scarlet Fig: or, Slowly through a Land of Stone, edited by Grania Davis and Henry Wessells, and published by Rose Press in 2005, is the third and final novel of the Vergil Magus sequence by Avram Davidson. Following The Phoenix and the Mirror (1969) and Vergil in Averno (1987), The Scarlet Fig follows Vergil's adventures in an alternate ancient Mediterranean world where harpies, basilisks, and satyrs co-exist with Rome, Carthage, and the Punic Wars.