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Cinna: Or the Clemency of Augustus - Pierce, John R (Translated by), and Corneille, Pierre
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Cinna, his beloved Emilia, and his friend Maximus are participants in a plot to assassinate the Roman emperor Augustus Caesar. What will happen to them when Augustus learns of the plot? The first performance of Cinna occurred either late in 1640 or early in 1641, most likely at the Th??????tre du Marais in Paris, where Le Cid and Horace had previously been performed. The text of Cinna was printed and published in 1643. The subject matter of the play was derived from a chapter in Seneca's De Clementia. The present volume is ...

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Cinna: Or the Clemency of Augustus 2019, Independently Published

ISBN-13: 9781796982190

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