Sophonisba


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Sophonisba

(sōfənĭz`bə), fl. 3d cent. B.C., Carthaginian noblewoman, daughter of HasdrubalHasdrubal,
d. 207 B.C., Carthaginian general; son of Hamilcar Barca. During the Second Punic War (see Punic Wars), his brother Hannibal, on leaving for Italy, made Hasdrubal commander in Spain.
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. She was the Carthaginian wife of Syphax of Numidia, who after the marriage fought for Carthage. When he was defeated (203 B.C.) by Masinissa and the Romans, Sophonisba took poison. This tragedy was the subject of plays by Alfieri, Trissino, Corneille, James Thomson, Voltaire, and others. The Carthaginian spelling of her name is Saphanba'al.

Sophonisba

Carthaginian who took poison to avoid falling into Roman hands. [Rom. Hist.: Benét, 947]
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All of these were definitively performed by the King's Men except Sophonisba (Children of the Queen's Revels), The Jews' Tragedy (unknown; probably unstaged), Match Me in London (Queen Anne's), The Faithful Friends (initial performance circumstances unknown), and Randolph's Amyntas (King's Revels).
Estas preocupacoes ligam, com efeito, mulheres como Jane Addams, Jessie Taft, Florence Kelley, Sophonisba Breckenridge, Edith e Julia Abbott, Alice Hamilton, Lucy Sprague Mitchell e Julia Lathrop, aos seus colegas de Chicago que o cannon imortalizou.
In their study of Chicago's Back of the Yards area, Sophonisba Breckinridge and Edith Abbott recoiled at finding that "men lodgers slept in the same room with the young daughters of the household," totally oblivious to any "improprieties" (1911b, 458).
Par ailleurs, a l'occasion de Yennayer, le TNA presentera le ballet-theatre [beaucoup moins que] Sophonisba [beaucoup plus grand que] en tamazight tandis que l'association Igawawan gratifiera le public d'une belle comedie musicale intitulee [beaucoup moins que] Huska [beaucoup plus grand que].
The figure of Sophonisba catches the full light, and makes a strong contrast with the dark background.
Her topics include permutations of revenge in Thomas Middleton's The Revenger Tragedy, semioticising blackness in the anonymous Lust's Dominion or the Lascivious Queen, upgraded grief and romance regained in The Maid's Tragedy by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher, grotesque avatar and carnivalesque justice in John Marston's The Wonder of Women or The Tragedy of Sophonisba, and discourse in limbo in John Webster's The White Devil.
For example, Nathaniel Lee's Sophonisba, or Hannibal's Overthrow, acted 1675, treats material handled earlier in John Marston's The Wonder of Women, or The Tragedy of Sophonisba, acted 1605, and Thomas Nabbes's Hannibal and Scipio, acted 1636.
Addams estuvo rodeada de feministas reformistas como Ellen Gates Starr, Julia Lathrop, Lillian Wald, Mary McDowell, Alice Hamilton, Ida Rauh, Florence Kelley, Edith Abbott, Grace Abbott, Crystal Eastman, o Sophonisba Breckinridge (3) (Muncy, 1991).
In addition to Maciste, several other of the film's supporting characters are emphatically racialized--from the sly Jewish innkeeper to the eroticized Carthaginian princess Sophonisba.
1) Gian Giorgio Trissino, Sophonisba (1515), in Two Italian Renaissance Tragedies, ed.
Meanwhile, a number of social work educators, such as Edith Abbott and Sophonisba Breckinridge, maintained tight ties to the federal welfare bureaucracy.
She convincingly argues that visual imagery of the Carthaginian queen Sophonisba found its way into Trissino's tragedy, which then went on to influence subsequent depictions of her story (60).