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By Diana Beuster

ISBN-10: 3640349105

ISBN-13: 9783640349104

Seminar paper from the yr 2008 within the topic heritage - global heritage - Early and historic heritage, grade: A, Indiana college, language: English, summary: Agrippina the more youthful turns out to fascinate not just for contemporary authors or motion picture makers, but in addition old writers and artists. not just used to be Agrippina minor ordinary as version for statues or pictures on cash, she extensively utilized to play usually a big position within the tales of historical authors like Tacitus, Suetonius or Cassius Dio. She stands proud within the description of these authors, characterised typically as evil and grasping for energy, interfering the companies of the emperors and accordingly absolutely un-female, if no longer even absolutely male in her character.
The paper covers biographical proof in addition to Agrippina’s depiction in literary assets, her kinfolk to the emperors of her relatives in addition to her commemoration on cash. additionally, Agrippina’s activities, specifically her political activities are defined and the impression which they'd on Roman society and on her characterization through Tacitus.

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