Scene of the historical novel by Henryk Sienkiewicz (Quo Vadis), entitled "Ligia leaves Aulus' house". Illustration by Domenico Mastroianni. Postcard from 1913. Publisher: A.N. Paris (Alfred Noyer Studio). 280px|Nero and the burning of Rome, Altemus Edition, 1897. Illustration by M. de Lipman. Quo Vadis: A Narrative of the Time of Nero, commonly known as Quo Vadis, is a historical novel written by Henryk Sienkiewicz in Polish.