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Julian

known as Julian the Apostate; Latin name Flavius Claudius Julianus. 331--363 ad, Roman emperor (361--363), who attempted to revive paganism in the Roman empire while remaining tolerant to Christians and Jews
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Julianus seems unaware of, or uninterested in, the fact that Lucrece's chastity did not protect her from Tarquin--and in many versions of the tale actually encouraged his assault.
the Moor] to shorten Julianus his misery, gives him a weapon, the Moore hath another, with intent to runne ful-butt at one another[.
The stage image in the moment before Julianus charges with his sword is loaded with symbolic meaning.
When Julianus begs the Moor not to cut out Jacinta's tongue, Jacinta tells him to spare his breath:
26) Can Julianus really know what Jacinta is thinking?
1; and when Julianus plans his mad revenge on Roderick, he ignores her pleas to calm down and be rational (4.
Gossett expresses puzzlement that Julianus uses Cleopatra and Portia as exemplars for Jacinta at this point, since neither were raped (318), but the reason is presumably that both killed themselves to avoid being captured by enemies.
Like the nation Julianus was appointed to defend from the Moorish invasion, his daughter Jacincta was likewise threatened and in need of protection.
Julianus feels that his duty to the king his lord is more important than his own family honor:
Led by Theomantius, a character contracted to Jacincta and newly introduced by Pix, and by the Moor Mullymumen, they take on the task of avenging her as well as Julianus.