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£132.50

Hardback

Published: 03 December 2015

496 Pages | 39 illustrations

234x156mm

ISBN: 9780198718291


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Chapter 1

Roman Historical Drama

The Octavia In Antiquity and Beyond

Patrick Kragelund

  • Presents the first interpretation of ancient historical drama in the context of the Octavia
  • Discusses and contextualizes the evidence surrounding now lost Roman historical and political dramas and their role in social and cultural life in ancient Rome
  • Links previous discussions of the image of the emperor Nero with key elements of the Octavia
  • Offers a reinterpretation of the evidence for ancient imperial performance practice

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