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history and fall of Caius Marius

Thomas Otway

history and fall of Caius Marius

as it is acted at the Duke"s Theatre.

by Thomas Otway

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Published by Cornmarket Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Facsimile reprint of an original in the Birmingham Shakespeare Library, printed for Thomas Flesher, London, 1680.

ContributionsShakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16732411M

Marius was a novus homo 'a new man' -- one without a senator among his ancestors. His family (from Arpinum [See map section aC in Latium], the rustic birthplace shared with Cicero) may have been peasants or they may have been equestrian, but they were clients of the old, rich, and patrician Metellus improve his circumstances, Gaius Marius joined the military. Gaius Marius was born near Arpinum, and was the son of a small plebeian farmer. The Fall of Marius. he was a deep influence on the life of his nephew Gaius Julius Caesar. Without Marius, and the lessons taught by using the Tribunes and the people as a source of power, Caesar may never have come to power. The parallels in their careers.

Get this from a library! The History and Fall of Caius Marius. A Tragedy. As it is Acted at the Dukes Theatre.. [Thomas Otway; William Shakespeare]. Gaius Marius, (born c. bce, Cereatae, near Arpinum [Arpino], Latium [now in Italy]—died Janu 86 bce, Rome), Roman general and politician, consul seven times (, –, 86 bce), who was the first Roman to illustrate the political support that a successful general could derive from the votes of his old army veterans.. Early career. Gaius Marius was a strong and .

  After having read countless books on Roman history over the years, Gaius Marius remains one of the most intriguing historical characters to me, acting in my favourite era of the late Roman Republic. In this fascinating time power was consolidated within a faction of prominent families, yet Marius managed to make it to the top-position of consul /5(3).   In fact, as is evident by my book Gaius Marius: The Rise and Fall of Rome’s Saviour, 2, years later, it is still being debated how Marius should remembered. ‘Marius Meditating on the Ruins of Carthage’ () by Pierre-Nolasque Bergeret.


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() (): William Shakespeare: Books. The History and Fall of Caius Marius. A tragedy (in five acts and in verse.). Paperback – Febru by Thomas Otway (Author)Author: Thomas Otway. Hyden has written a commendable biography of Marius beginning with his origins, his early successes in Spain and Northern Africa,through his rise to power, and his ultimate fall.

He is a tragic figure in many ways, a man of great abilities and achievements whose overweening ambition, egotism and envy brought about his own destruction/5(11).

Title: The History and Fall of Caius Marius. A tragedy in five acts and in verse].Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom.

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Gaius Marius: The Rise and Fall of Rome's Saviour. Gaius Marius was one of the most remarkable and significant figures of the late Roman Republic. At a time when power tended to be restricted to a clique of influential families, he rose from relatively humble origins to attain the top office of consul/5.

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The play is about two senators, Metellus and Marius Senior, fighting for political control. The History and Fall of Caius Marius, produced in the same year as The Orphan, and printed inis a curious grafting of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet on the story of Marius as related in Plutarch's Lives.

The History and Fall of Caius Marius is a tragedy written by English writer Thomas Otway. The play was first performed in and is indebted to William Shakespeare's tragedy, Romeo and is based on the Roman civil wars of Marius and his rival Sulla.

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National Emergency. The History and Fall of Caius Marius. a Tragedy (in Five Acts and in Verse.). | Title: The History and Fall of Caius Marius. A tragedy in five acts and in verse].Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom.

Genre/Form: Drama Tragedies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Otway, Thomas, History and fall of Caius Marius, London, Cornmarket P., Thomas Otway’s The History and Fall of Caius Marius, one of the more extreme of the Restoration adaptations of Shakespeare, debuted in The scene is shifted from Renaissance Verona to ancient Rome.

Otway’s version was a hit, and was acted for the next seventy years. The history and fall of Caius Marius, by Thomas Otway Published by Cornmarket Press in : Close section The History and Fall of Caius Marius.

Frontispiece; TO THE LORD VISCOUNT FALKLAND. PROLOGUE Spoke by Mr. Betterton. Persons represented. Close section THE HISTORY and FALL OF Caius Marius A TRAGEDY. ACT I. SCENE I. ACT II. Enter Metellus and Nurse; ACT II.

SCENE A walled Garden belonging to Metellus house. ACT II. SCENE the. A version of Romeo and Juliet, Thomas Otway’s Caius Marius, cut the wedding night speech and instead called marriage “lawful Rape.” Lavinia, the Juliet-figure, wakes just before her lover’s death, but in a state of confusion that elides Juliet’s strength and intelligence.

Gaius Marius: The Rise and Fall of Rome’s Saviour, by Marc Hyden, Pen and Sword Books, Barnsley, U.K.,$ Gaius Marius ( BC–86 BC) joined the Roman army at and in the s BC he fought ably in the Numantine War. Gaius Marius (/ ˈ ɡ aɪ ə s ˈ m ɛər i ə s, ˈ m ær-/, Latin pronunciation: [ˈɡaː.ɪ.ʊs ˈmarɪ.ʊs]; BC – 13 January 86 BC) was a Roman general and of the Cimbric and Jugurthine wars, he held the office of consul an unprecedented seven times during his career.

He was also noted for his important reforms of Roman was at the centre of a paradigmatic Children: Gaius Marius the Younger. Gaius Marius was one of the most remarkable and significant figures of the late Roman Republic. At a time when power tended to be restricted to a clique of influential families, he rose from relatively humble origins to attain the top office of Brand: Pen and Sword.COVID Resources.

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