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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Each chapter begins with a short biographical sketch, and they include writings and speeches from African American educator and civil rights activist Mary McLeod Bethune, textile mill worker Anthelia Holt, feminist Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge, evangelist and minister Mary Lee Cagle, educator and field agent Henrietta Aiken Kelly, Louisa and Mary Poppenheim, novelist Mary Johnston, writer Corra White Harris, and Florida's first state health nurses.
(30) Dessen's list is as follows: The Broken Heart, The Brazen Age, The Iron Age (Parts 1 and 2), Sophonisba, Bonduca, Amyntas, The Faithful Friends, Hengist, The Jews' Tragedy, Sejanus, Two Noble Kinsmen, Women Beware Women, A Game at Chess, Match Me in London, The Knight of Malta, The Pilgrim, The Sea Voyage, and 2 Arviragus and Philicia.
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.
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.
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. Still, to the extent that Cabiria may be said to participate in the larger biopolitical context that I have been discussing, the centrality of a blackened hero to this narrative of corporeal and territorial return requires some careful attention.
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).
So, as God is my witness, any harm which befalls you now will be through no fault but your own."--Gian Giorgio Trissino, Sophonisba (1)
Meanwhile, a number of social work educators, such as Edith Abbott and Sophonisba Breckinridge, maintained tight ties to the federal welfare bureaucracy.