publication . Article . 2011

Zgodovinsko ozadje Seneki pripisane Oktavije

Alenka Cedilnik;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2011 Journal: Keria: Studia Latina et Graeca, volume 13, page 29 (issn: 1580-0261, eissn: 2350-4234, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Ljubljana
The paper presents the historical background of the Pseudo-Senecan play Octavia . The work of an unknown author, it depicts the sad fate of Nero's first wife and daughter of Claudius, Octavia, who was exiled because of Nero's impending marriage to Poppaea Sabina and soon executed in exile. As to the protagonists' destinies, the basic plot largely follows the accounts of the extant historical sources, except for the length of the action, which is reduced to three days; in point of fact, the precise sequence of the events concerning Nero's marriage to Poppaea and divorce from Octavia is unknown. Since the extant sources on Octavia's life are few and provide little...
free text keywords: antični teksti, Oktavija, Neron, rimski dvor, antična zgodovina, Greek language and literature. Latin language and literature, PA, Tragedy, Wife, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Emperor, biology.organism_classification, biology, Destiny, Impending marriage, Proclamation, Classics, Ancient history, Adultery, Extant taxon, History
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