TITLE

Mutiny and Madness: Tacitus "Annals" 1.16-49

AUTHOR(S)
Woodman, A. J.
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Arethusa;Spring2006, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p303
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the depiction of the themes of mutiny and madness in the book "Annals," by Cornelius Tacitus. The author revealed that the mutinies in Pannonia was considered significant circumstances where mutiny and madness are depicted. The narrative of the German mutiny in the story was considered to be less clear-cut. Tacitus has constructed characters of brothers as pair and identifies them with the tradition of fraternal partnerships. He tells that the brothers are suffering from furor. Tacitus also describes the debate between Drusus and his advisers.
ACCESSION #
21384293

 

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