By Lisa Hopkins

Caesarian energy was once an important context within the Renaissance, as rulers in Europe, Russia and Turkey all sought to suitable Caesarian imagery and authority, however it has been strangely little explored in scholarship. during this examine Lisa Hopkins explores the best way the tales of the Caesars, and of the Julio-Claudians particularly, can be utilized to determine the tales of English rulers at the Renaissance degree. interpreting performs via Shakespeare and several other playwrights of the interval, she demonstrates how early glossy English dramatists, utilizing Roman modes of literary illustration as disguise, commented at the problems with the day and critiqued modern monarchs.

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