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Messalina la Meretrice: Envoicing the Courtesan

Wendy Heller

in Emblems of Eloquence: Opera and Women's Voices in Seventeenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520209336
eISBN:
9780520919341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520209336.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter deals with Roman empress, Messalina, the adulterous wife of the emperor Claudius, who in Messalina brought to the luxurious stage of the Teatro San Grisostomo an unmatched reputation for ... More


Beauty (289–345)

Paul Murgatroyd and Paul Murgatroyd

in Juvenal's Tenth Satire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940698
eISBN:
9781786945068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940698.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides the Latin text and a literal translation into English of the section on prayers for beauty and a detailed critical appreciation of those lines, paying particular attention to ... More


From Adultery to Incest: Messalina and Agrippina as Sexual Aggressors in Tacitus’ Annals

Vassiliki Panoussi

in Complex Inferiorities: The Poetics of the Weaker Voice in Latin Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198814061
eISBN:
9780191851711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814061.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter continues the investigation of rhetorical maneuvers clustering around social and amorous hierarchies in the fraught sphere of sexual agency by studying the trope of the sexually ... More


Claudius and the Failure of Tradition

Kelly E. Shannon-Henderson

in Religion and Memory in Tacitus' Annals

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198832768
eISBN:
9780191871283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832768.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Religions

After a brief assessment of how the lost portions of the Annals covering the reign of Caligula might have affected our understanding of the importance of religion within the work, this chapter ... More


We Learned These Things from the Romans

Caitlin C. Gillespie

in Boudica: Warrior Woman of Roman Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190609078
eISBN:
9780190875596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190609078.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 4 analyzes Dio’s representation of Boudica as an emblem of barbarian strength and fortitude who criticizes the misplaced values of the Romans. Boudica’s fearsome visage opens the ... More


Tacitus, Annals

G. O. Hutchinson

in Motion in Classical Literature: Homer, Parmenides, Sophocles, Ovid, Seneca, Tacitus, Art

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198855620
eISBN:
9780191889301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855620.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Tacitus’ Annals give intriguing turns to the motion important in historiography. The emperors in Rome or Italy do not move much, by contrast with warfare at the edges of empire. This absence of ... More


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