Also inspired by Maximus is Lucilla, his long-ago lover who dares to suggest a meeting with a rogue senator, Gracchus
(Derek Jacobi), who would dearly love to use Maximus' popularity as a political weapon against Commodus.
But on this occasion the comparison was especially elaborate, using as examples some of his and Marcus's favorite authors: Ennius and Cato, Gaius Gracchus
, Metellus Numidicus, and Cicero.
and it may be identified with the lex Acilia, although some controversy surrounds both points.
This experiment in typographical multiculturalism is aesthetically challenging, yet the aeonic conflict between the faces of Gropius and Gracchus
may bewilder connoisseurs.
Dowd describes David's role in producing the anti-aristocratic play Caius Gracchus
, a political drama set in ancient Rome: Pageant-Master of the Republic, pp.
After he expressed his disapproval of the Reign of Terror in Caius Gracchus
(1792) and Fenelon (1793), his tragedies were censored.
In the next section of the book, titled "Origins of Socialism," Wilson begins by elevating Gracchus
Babeuf's "realism and sobriety which suggest much later phases of socialism" (88).
The son of Bomilcar, he served in Spain under Hannibal; during Hannibal's march across southern Gaul on his way to Italy, Hanno crossed the River Rhone near Avignon to divert Gallic attention from Hannibal's real crossing farther north near Beaucaire (August 218); probably commanded the Carthaginian right wing at the great victory of Cannae (August 2, 216); reinforced Hannibal shortly before the second battle of Nola (215); was defeated by Gaius Sempronius Gracchus
on the River Calor (214); gained his revenge on Gracchus
when he beat him in Bruttium (Calabria) the next year (213); his efforts to relieve Capua were successful but were hampered by the Capuans' lack of initiative (212); his army was mauled when the Romans under Quintus Fulvius Flaccus overran his camp; later career unknown.
Its most famous members were Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus
When Gaius Gracchus
, around 125 B.C., wanted to illustrate the "lawlessness of our young men," "their entire lack of self-control," he used the story of a young envoy from Asia who had ordered a herdsman beaten to death by the roadside with the thongs of the diplomat's magisterial sedan chair because the rustic had asked, in jest, if there were a corpse inside the closed carriage.
The book covers many of the major events from the rise of Tiberius Gracchus
as tribune in 133 B.C.