TITLE

Tacitus, Germanicus, and Henry V*

AUTHOR(S)
Benario, Herbert W.
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Notes & Queries;Sep2010, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p372
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how familiar the dramatist William Shakespeare was with the work of Roman historian Tacitus, though it is unclear if Shakespeare knew enough Latin to read the text in its original form of if he had to read an English translation, and the historical events that appear in Shakespeare's play "Henry V."
ACCESSION #
53376450

 

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