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By Diana Beuster

Seminar paper from the 12 months 2008 within the topic heritage - global historical past - Early and old background, grade: A, Indiana collage, 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 was once Agrippina minor favourite as version for statues or photos on cash, she extensively utilized to play usually an incredible position within the tales of old authors like Tacitus, Suetonius or Cassius Dio. She sticks out within the description of these authors, characterised normally as evil and grasping for energy, interfering the companies of the emperors and for that reason absolutely un-female, if now not even completely male in her character.
The paper covers biographical evidence in addition to Agrippina’s depiction in literary assets, her relatives to the emperors of her kinfolk in addition to her commemoration on cash. in addition, Agrippina’s activities, in particular her political activities are defined and the effect which they'd on Roman society and on her characterization through Tacitus.

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