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Characters By Chapter
Kristian Fabricante
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   Sepphoris 16-17 CE
 Ana Jesus Ben Joseph's wife. Protagonist and Narrator.
 Yaltha Ana's aunt. Haran's sister.
 Abraham God's prophet.
 Isaac God's prophet.
 Jacob God's prophet.
 Joseph God's prophet.
 David God's prophet.
 Saul God's prophet.
 Solomon God's prophet.
 Moses God's prophet.
 Matthias BenPhillip LeviasThe head scribe and counselor of Herod Antipas. Ana's father.
 HerodAntipasThe 1st century ruler.
 Lilith A demon with the talons of an owl.
 Lavi Ana's 16-year-old servant.
 Judas Ana's adopted brother.
 Shipra Hadar's spy.
 SimonBen GiorasThe leader of Judean Rebel.
 NathanielBen HannaniahMatthias's companion. Ana's fiancé.
 BenSiraThe Rabbi.
 Titus Ana's Greek tutor.
 Aseneth The arrogant Egyptian girl who forces to marry Joseph.
 Ruebel Yaltha's husband. A soldier.
 Haran Matthias's brother. Ana's uncle.
 Sophia The God's female spirit.
 Skepsis The leader of Therapeutae.
 Aspasia The author of Epithapios.
 Socrates Platos's old mentor.
 Diotima Socrates' philosophy teacher.
 Tabitha The daughter of Matthias's underling scribes.
 Ephraim Tabitha's fiancé.
 Zopher Nathaniel's sister.
 Dinah Jacob's daughter.
 King HerodAntipas' father.
 Salome Jesus' sister.
 Phasaelis Antipas' wife.
 Chuza Antipas' steward.
 Annius The roman prefect.
 Marta Nathaniel's daughter.
 Mary Jesus' mother.
   Nazareth 17-26 CE
 Salome Mary's daughter.
 James Jesus' brother.
 Simon Jesus' brother.
 Delilah Ana's goat.
 Uriah Judith's father.
 Judith James's wife.
 Joseph(2) Jesus' father.
 Lazarus Jesus' friend.
 Martha Jesus' friend.
 Mary(2) Jesus' friend.
 Berenice Simon's fiancé.
 Susanna Ana and Jesus' daughter. Aka: Littlest Thunder.
 Chaya Yaltha's daughter.
 Menachem A rich Pharisee.
 Philip Antipas' brother.
 EinKaremThe man who baptized people. Aka: John The Immerser.
 Herodias Antipas' new wife.
 Apion An emissary. Haran's treasurer.
 Aretas The King of Nabataeans.
 Joanna Phasaelis silver-haired attendant.
   Alexandria 28-30 CE
 Helios The Greek sun god.
 CleopatraThe 7thThe Queen of Egypt.
 Rachel Jacob's wife.
 Thaddeus Haran's scribe.
 Pamphile Haran's house servant.
 Nephthys The guardian of the dead.
 Philo A Jewish philosopher.
 Apollonios Apion's father.
 Choiak Dios's son.
 Diodora Choiak's daughter.
 Horus Titus's son.
 Mara Diodora's doll.
 Lucian Haran's spy.
 Theano The librarian.
 Gaius Skepsis' carpenter.
   Jerusalem 30 CE
 Caiaphas The high priest.
 Pilate The Roman governor.
 MaryOf MagdalaJesus' acquaintance.
 Joseph(3) One of Jesus' followers.
 John One of Jesus' followers.
The Book of Longings suggested by Yvonne Backman