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The tragedy of Sertorius.

John Bancroft

The tragedy of Sertorius.

by John Bancroft

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Published by Printed for R. Bentley and M. Magnes in Russel-street in Covent-Garden in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Micro-opaque of original in Library of Congress. New York, Readex Microprint, 1956. 1 card. 22.6 x 14.8. (Three centuries of drama: English 1642-1700) (Three centuries of English and American plays 1500-1800)

Other titlesSertorius.
StatementActed at the Theatre-Royal by Their Majesties servants. By John Bancroft, gent. ...
SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1800
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination3 p.l., 59, [1] p.
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16858432M

Quintus Sertorius has spent the first 20 years of his life training horses on his family farm, but this must end when his father dies and his village's political connections to Rome are severed. For the sake of his family, Quintus must leave his village for the Eternal City. The Man with Two Names: A Novel . Sertorius synonyms, Sertorius pronunciation, Sertorius translation, English dictionary definition of Sertorius. n Quintus.?–72 bc, Roman soldier who fought with Marius in Gaul and led an insurrection in Spain against Sulla until he was assassinated. (): Plutarch's Sertorius. London: UNC Press Books.

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Sertorius and Spain From the time of Sulla's victory in the civil war through to his death, one member of the Marian faction managed to hold on and resist. A member of Cinna's opposition government in the late 80's BC, Quintus Sertorius served as a praetor in 83 BC and was active with Scipio Asiagenus and Norbanus against Sulla in the civil war. Books printed abroad are banned. Roger L'Estrange is granted a warrant to seize seditious books or pamphlets. John Ogilby, Master of the Revels in Ireland, opens the first Theatre Royal, Dublin, in Smock Alley. New books Prose. Book of Common Prayer (revised) Sarah Blackborow – The Oppressed Prisoners' Complaint.


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The tragedy of Sertorius by John Bancroft Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sertorius Or The Roman Patriot: A Tragedy () Paperback – Septem by David Paul Brown (Author)Author: David Paul Brown. OCLC Number: Notes: Preliminaries omitted.

Transcribed from: Bancroft, John, d. The tragedy of Sertorius. Acted at the Theatre-Royal by Their. Quintus Sertorius is properly portrayed by using Plutarch and Sallust as the tragic genius, defeating superior forces through brilliant leadership, but ultimately unable to overcome imperial resources.

The book also analyses the strategies of Roman assimilation and their profound consequences. It is a /5(25). COVID Resources.

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This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning : David Paul Brown.

Sertorius book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Sertorius est une tragédie en cinq actes en vers/5. Sertorius, dead by the end of Book 3 in 73 or 72,10 is made to stand in judgment over Sallust’s generation.

Sertorius’ prominent role in the Histories derives not only from the numerous fragments about him and his war, but also from Sallust’s explicit claim that he has rescued Sertorius from the shadows of history. Quintus Sertorius, Roman statesman and military commander who, defying the Roman Senate, became independent ruler of most of Spain for eight years.

After acquiring some reputation in Rome as a jurist and orator, Sertorius fought in Gaul against the invading Cimbri and Teutons ( and ) and in. Sertorius is a play by Pierre Corneille on the revolt by Quintus Sertorius, created for the Théâtre du Marais of Paris for the 25 Februaryafterwards published in July of the same year.

The literary scholar George Saintsbury considered Sertorius to be "one of Corneille’s finest plays", and declared that "the characters of Aristie, Viriate and Sertorius himself [ ] are not to be. From Book 1: To preserve his village, a man of peace must survive the cutthroat city of Rome.

“Gripping and graphic Davis’s narrative strengths lie in portraying the horrifying realities of war and in vivifying the ancient setting ” —Publishers Weekly. Rome, BC.

Quintus Sertorius just lost his father and he may lose his home. The Man With Two Names (The Sertorius Scrolls, #1), The Noise of War (The Sertorius Scrolls #2), and Bodies in the Tiber (The Sertorius Scrolls #3)Author: Vincent B.

Davis II. The Tragedy of Sertorius Acted at the Theatre-Royal by Their Majesties Servants / By John Bancroft, Gent. ()4/5. This edition is a revised version of an earlier translation by Robert Chandler and his associates, now with introduction, annotations, and a number of other related works (the beautiful essay "On the First Socialist Tragedy" alone is almost worth the price of the book, warning about the consequences of "messing around" with nature)/5(6).

The tragedy of Sertorius: acted at the Theatre-Royal by Their Majesties servants. Makers of Rome, nine lives Coriolanus, Fabius Maximus, Macellus, Cato the Elder, Tiberius Gracchus, Gaius Gracchus, Sertorius, Brutus, Mark Antony Plutarch., Scott-Kilvert, Ian Nine selections from the Greek historian's famous Lives, spotlighting key Roman figures from the earliest years of the Republic to the beginning of the Empire.

Sertorius: Or, the Roman Patriot. a Tragedy (Paperback) Published by Hardpress Publishing, United States () ISBN ISBN The Tragedy of Sertorius Acted at the Theatre-Royal by Their Majesties Servants / By John Bancroft, Gent. () by. Sertorius: Or, the Roman Patriot, a Tragedy, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive.

Sources on this enigmatic figure are scarce. In fact, the author, Phillip Matyzak, suggests this may be the first book about the life of Sertorius since Plutarch. The historical record is vague on Sertorius partly because he was regarded as an enemy of Rome, and the Romans weren't inclined to.

The gens Sertoria was a minor plebeian family at ancient members of this gens appear in history, the most illustrious of whom was the Roman general Quintus Sertorius, who defied the dictator Sulla and his allies for a decade after the populares were driven from power in Rome.

The author's readings of five Cornelian tragedies - Horace, Cinna, Polyeucte, Sertorius, and Attila - lead to a sustained reflection on the tragic structure as a confrontation between the present and the past.The tragedy of Sertorius: acted at the Theatre-Royal by Their Majesties servants by John Bancroft () Sertorius and the struggle for Spain by Philip Matyszak ().Professor Greenberg argues that the formal symmetries of classical tragedy reflect a desire for control in the realm of both politics and sexuality.

He also seeks to show how these principles of symmetry are challenged or undermined in various ways by the plays themselves.