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By Diana Beuster

Seminar paper from the yr 2008 within the topic background - international background - Early and old heritage, grade: A, Indiana collage, language: English, summary: Agrippina the more youthful turns out to fascinate not just for contemporary authors or motion picture makers, but in addition old writers and artists. not just was once Agrippina minor standard as version for statues or photographs on cash, she extensively utilized to play frequently an immense function within the tales of historic authors like Tacitus, Suetonius or Cassius Dio. She sticks out within the description of these authors, characterised ordinarily as evil and grasping for energy, interfering the companies of the emperors and hence completely un-female, if now not even completely male in her character.
The paper covers biographical evidence in addition to Agrippina’s depiction in literary resources, her family to the emperors of her family members in addition to her commemoration on cash. moreover, Agrippina’s activities, specially her political activities are defined and the impression which they'd on Roman society and on her characterization via Tacitus.

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