Download PDF by Diana Beuster: Agrippina atrox ac ferox – Tacitus’ depiction of Agrippina

By Diana Beuster

ISBN-10: 3640349105

ISBN-13: 9783640349104

Seminar paper from the yr 2008 within the topic historical past - international background - Early and old heritage, grade: A, Indiana collage, language: English, summary: Agrippina the more youthful turns out to fascinate not just for contemporary authors or motion picture makers, but in addition historical writers and artists. not just used to be Agrippina minor accepted as version for statues or photos on cash, she extensively utilized to play frequently a tremendous function within the tales of historical authors like Tacitus, Suetonius or Cassius Dio. She sticks out within the description of these authors, characterised generally as evil and grasping for strength, interfering the companies of the emperors and accordingly completely un-female, if no longer even completely male in her character.
The paper covers biographical proof in addition to Agrippina’s depiction in literary resources, her family to the emperors of her kinfolk in addition to her commemoration on cash. additionally, Agrippina’s activities, in particular her political activities are defined and the influence which they'd on Roman society and on her characterization by way of Tacitus.

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