Tacitean Visual Narrative

Combining the studies of modern film, traditional narratology, and Roman art, this interdisciplinary work explores the complex and highly visual techniques of Tacitus' Annales.

Tacitean Visual Narrative

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Tacitean Visual Narrative
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Philip Waddell
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-12 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Combining the studies of modern film, traditional narratology, and Roman art, this interdisciplinary work explores the complex and highly visual techniques of Tacitus' Annales. The volume opens with a discussion of current research in narratology, as applied to Roman historians. Narratology is a helpful and insightful tool, but is often
The Directed Gaze
Language: en
Pages: 351
Authors: Philip Waddell
Categories: Art, Roman
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher:

My aim in this study is to examine the visual aspects of Tacitus' Annales in order to elucidate his creation of vivid narrative through control of the directed gaze. Examples of Tacitean visuality are examined through the dual lenses of ancient Roman art and modern cinematography. The visual qualities of
Tradition und Erneuerung
Language: de
Pages: 577
Authors: Norbert Kramer, Christiane Reitz
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

Following the confusion that accompanied the demise of the Julio-Claudian dynasty, the Flavians succeeded in restoring stability to Rome. This volume of papers deals with the media strategies which were employed to help overcome a difficult initial situation and to master the crisis, thus establishing prosperous conditions in Rome and
Stimmen der Geschichte
Language: de
Pages: 293
Authors: Dennis Pausch
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

A common narrative device in historical writing in antiquity was the use of speeches delivered by a historical person, which the historian composed and rendered in direct speech. This work presents, for the first time, a comprehensive comparison of how the most important historians in antiquity used this device. The
Representing Agrippina
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Judith Ginsburg
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-12-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Agrippina the Younger, wife of the emperor Claudius and mother of his successor Nero, wielded power and authority at the center of the Roman empire in ways unmatched by almost any other woman in Roman history. Such, at least, is the portrait of Agrippina delivered by our sources and perpetuated