Agrippina


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Agrippina

1. called the Elder. c. 14 bc--33 ad, Roman matron: granddaughter of Augustus, wife of Germanicus, mother of Caligula and Agrippina the Younger
2. called the Younger. 15--59 ad, mother of Nero, who put her to death after he became emperor
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Tailored for Venice's Teatro San Giovanni Grisostomo in 1709 to a libretto attributed to Cardinal Vincenzo Grimani, Agrippina was not so much a three-act opera seria mingling fiction with historical fact as it was a satire on ancient Roman mores.
The Agrippina episode, and the public defense that followed, is characteristic of Seneca's life.
The first murder that starts Nero's principality was prepared backstage by Agrippina and anchored in previous crimes as camouflage and prevention (for the victim of this crime, Junius Silanus was the brother of Lucius Silanus, ex-fiance of Octavia, the daughter of Claudius and wife of Nero, forced by Agrippina to commit suicide, the fear of revenge and of jeopardizing the position of the new prince determines this debut murder debut that Nero's own principality was acquired through murder and incest: the marriage of Agrippina to his uncle Claudius and his poisoning for the enthronement of her own son): "The first murder that begins the new principality was the death of Junius Silanus, the proconsul of Asia; it was prepared without Nero's knowledge by Agrippina's intrigues.
Germanicus, therefore, told Agrippina to put aside her harsh manner (ferociam) and to soften her spirit in the face of savage fortune, and also cautioned her not to provoke those more powerful than her in a competition (aemulatione) for power.
Descripcion: Mariposa del genero Thysania Agrippina, orden Lepidoptera, suborden Heterocera, familia Noctuidae (ver foto anexa), especimen sin descripcion de sexo, con una envergadura alar de 280 mm, antenas filiformes, cabeza, cuerpo y abdomen de color amarillo grisaceo, con abundantes espinas en los tarsos, con prolongaciones en la union de la tibia y los tarsos en forma de unas.
The characters of a life that reads like a cross between a horror film and a soap opera come to life in the exhibition, which begins with busts and portraits of Nero, Agrippina and Poppaea in the Roman Curia in the Forum.
His widowed mother, Agrippina, convinced her uncle, Emperor Claudius, to marry her and adopt Nero.
Only Letitzia Ramolo Bonaparte, Madame Mere, a noble Roman matron modelled on the antique Agrippina in the Capitoline collection, became in his hands a work of real psychological presence.
Alcina, Hercules, Agrippina, Giulio Cesare in Egitto, Joshua, Ariodante, Theodora, Amadigi di Gaula, Orlando, Rinaldo)
Acclaimed drama, starring Igor Chernevich, Gleb Puskepalis and Agrippina Steklova.
Characters such as Seneca and Nero's mother, Agrippina, would present their case for why the emperor should be found guilty or innocent of crimes ranging from abuse of power to mass murder.
120), (4) and the King of England sends Agrippina to Cyprus with 'many goodly and tall Gentlemen and Yeomen' in attendance (Combe, p.