Item description for Hercules Furens (Mnemosyne, Bibliotheca Classica Batava Supplementum) (German Edition) by Lucius Annaeus Seneca...
This is a comprehensive study of Seneca's "Hercules Furens". Apart from illustrating the poetic language, the literary conventions and the dramatic technique of play, the book highlights the figure of the Roman Hercules in relation to its Greek model, the Euripidean Herakles. The introduction on myth, modern interpretations and textual transmission of the play is followed by a discussion of the German translation. Special attention is given to literary motifs and topoi as well as to Seneca's poetic language in its pivotal position between the Augustan poets and Neronian-Flavian epic.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.6" Width: 6.1" Height: 2" Weight: 3 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 1999
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004112456 ISBN13 9789004112452
Availability 0 units.
More About Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Lucius Annaeus Seneca(c.4BC-AD65) was born in Cordoba, Spain, where he was brought up studying the traditional virtues of republican Roman life. He became a teacher of rhetoric but attracted attention for his incisive style of writing. Closely linked to Nero, his death was ordered by the emperor in AD65. Seneca committed suicide. Robin Campbell is a well-known translator."
Lucius Annaeus Seneca was born in 4 and died in 65.
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