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Octavia : a play attributed to Seneca

Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca; Rolando Ferri
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series: Cambridge classical texts and commentaries, v. 41.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The historical tragedy Octavia focuses on Nero's divorce from the princess Octavia, Claudius' daughter by Valeria Messalina, and on the emperor's subsequent marriage to Poppaea Sabina. This book includes a full-length introduction, a new edition of the text based on a fresh examination of the manuscripts, and a detailed commentary dealing with textual, linguistic, and literary points. Spanning three days in June AD  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Drama
Théâtre
Named Person: Octavia, consort of Nero Emperor of Rome; Octavie <consort de Néron, empereur romain, ca 42-62> - Théâtre.; Octavie, consort de Néron empereur romain; Octavia, consort of Nero Emperor of Rome; Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Philosophus; Seneca, Lucius Annaeus <Philosophus>
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lucius Annaeus Seneca; Rolando Ferri
ISBN: 0521823269 9780521823265
OCLC Number: 51983608
Language Note: Text en Latin, introduction et commentaire en anglais.
Notes: Roman tragedy previously attributed to Seneca but probably written by an imitator at a later date.
Commentary Originally presented as the author's thesis (perfezionamento)--Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa.
Description: x, 471 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Octavia and its genre --
2. The historical background of Octavia --
3. The date of the play --
4. Octavia and the Senecan corpus --
5. Structure and dramatic technique of Octavia --
6. The politics of Octavia --
7. Textual transmission and editorial history --
App. A. Imitations of Senecan tragedy --
App. B. Imitations of Augustan poets --
App. C. Disjunctions of demonstratives in Augustan poetry.
Series Title: Cambridge classical texts and commentaries, v. 41.
Other Titles: Octavia (Praetexta)
Responsibility: edited with introduction and commentary by Rolando Ferri.
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