followed by the brutal stage direction, "The soldiers rush forward and crush beneath their shields SALOME, daughter of HERODIAS
, Princess of Judaea" (605).
21) Henry might have been content to keep Fisher in the Tower until the frail old bishop died there, except that Anne Boleyn, like Herodias
, could not accept the truth about herself, and did her utmost to have Fisher executed.
I he appalling moment is where Herod carelessly promises to give Herodias
whatever she asks of him, "even half of my kingdom.
For instance, the Cappadocian's long-winded question, "Is that the Queen Herodias
, she who wears a black mitre sewed with pearls, and whose hair is powdered with blue dust?
Herod Antipas (ruler of Galilee during Jesus' time), Herodias
, and Salome live out an axis of evil that results in John the Baptist's decapitation.
occidentalis, [Audubon]), crows (Corvus caurinus [Baird]), Great Blue Herons (Ardea herodias
[Linnaeus]), Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca [J.
In Il vangelo secondo Matteo, Salome is manipulated by her mother Herodias
, compelled to dance for the drunken Herod; drawn into the patriarchal order, she loses her innocence.
She was outstanding in the operas of Strauss as Herodias
(Salome) and Clytemnestra (Elektra), Mozart (Cherubino), Wagner (Brangan in Tristan und Isolde), Verdi (as Maddalena in Rigoletto, Ulrika in Un ballo in Maschera and Quickly in Falstaff) and in a celebrated Carmen with more than a hundred and fifty reprises.
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Through these means, to use Andrews's example, a narrative such as the Feast of Herod could be represented in a way that emphasized either the agency of Herodias
or that of Salome.
For this end Judith was ideally suited--more so than Herodias
or Salome, neither of which would have been appropriate subjects in the context of Titian's visit to Ferrara.
The frontispiece, which Beardsley titled The Woman in the Moon, introduces the caricature of Wilde's face that is a key motif in the drawings, appearing again in two pivotal illustrations, Enter Herodias
, and The Eyes of Herod (Figures 5, 6).