TITLE

PORTRAIT OF AGRIPPINA THE ELDER IN TACITUS' ANNALS

AUTHOR(S)
MIGDAŁ, JUSTYNA
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Classica Cracoviensia;2011, p211
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the character of Agrippina the Elder in "Annals" by Tacitus, senator and a historian of the Roman Empire. The prologue offers Agrippina's main attributes such as being the granddaughter of Emperor Augustus, gave Germanicus several children, and a passionate woman of indomitable spirit, and was depicted on the German wars background, along with Germanicus, in the succeeding chapters of the first book. The veiled attack on Agrippina's character in book three is explored.
ACCESSION #
90500707

 

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