Pohl, Frederick. "The Deadly Mission of Phineas Snodgrass" [vt "The Deadly Mission of P. Snodgrass"]
Divergence: 1 CE
Summary: A man travels back to 1 CE Rome and teaches modern medicine, causing a population explosion.
Comments: Satire of de Camp's Lest Darkness Fall.
Published: In Galaxy, June 1962; Day Million, Ballantine 1970; In the Problem Pit, Bantam 1976 (0553088572); In the Problem Pit and Other Stories, Corgi 1976 (0552103349); 100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Storie (eds. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg and Joseph D. Olander), Doubleday 1978 (0385130449), Avon 1978 (0380507730); Timescapes: Stories of Time Travel (ed. Peter Haining), Souvenir 1997 (0285633872); The Enchanter Completed (ed. Harry Turtledove), Baen 2005 (0743499042BUY); and Lest Darkness Fall and Related Stories (ed. anon.), Phoenix Pick 2011 (161242015XBUY), 2017 (1612422268BUY).
Original in: English.
Translation: Portuguese by José Sanz as "A Missão Mortal de P. Snodgrass", in Dia Milhão, José Olympio 1975.
Translation: Spanish by Mario Guillem as "La mortifera misión de P. Snodgrass", in La Revista de Ciencia Ficción y fantasía #2 (December 1976).
Translation: Spanish by Pedro Jorge Romero as "La mortal misión de Phineas Snodgrass", in Cronopaisajes: Historias de Viajes en el Tiempo (eds. Peter Haining and Miquel Barceló), Ediciones B 2003 (8466611274).