Agrippina


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Synonyms for Agrippina

wife who poisoned Claudius after her son Nero was declared heir and who was then put to death by Nero

granddaughter of Augustus and mother of Caligula and Agrippina the Younger (14 BC - AD 33)

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Even so, and despite a careful avoidance of any claim of scholarly expertise--she did not even read Latin, as she readily admitted--Hamilton takes pains to emphasize that as part of her research for Agrippina she had read "all the Roman historians of any celebrity, whose works have been translated; as however remote the subjects on which they treat may be from those to which I mean to confine myself, the ideas received from them are so intimately connected with it, that they cannot fail to be of use" (Benger, 2:47).
That doesn't ring true; the score says differently, and Handel's opera seria role models during his five years in Italy, where Agrippina was composed, certainly were writing da capo arias.
In the match against Senegal, the Kenya technical bench made four changes to the line up that did duty in their last group B match against Cameroon on Thursday night, resting Brackcides Agala, Elizabeth Wanyama, Violet Makuto and Sharon Chepchumba for Triza Atuka, Agrippina Kundu, Immaculate Chemtai, and Noel Murambi.
Let's hope you receive some more visitors as a result!" Vindolanda's mother is called Cartimandua and her grandmother, Agrippina.
Atuka has led her team to four consecutive league titles and was voted the best blocker at the International AMACO Cup volleyball tournament in Eldoret last weekend.Atuka's teammates Janet Wanja, Noel Murambi, Agrippina Kundu and Violet Makuto have also made the cut, as well as Prisons duo, Edith Wisa and Everlyne Makuto.
AD54: Roman Emperor Claudius I died after eating poisoned mushrooms as a result of a plot inspired by his wife, the Empress Agrippina. 1884: Greenwich was adopted as the universal time meridian of longitude, from which standard times throughout the world are calculated.
Killip bested fellow newcomers Agrippina Steklova of the Russian Federation (for 'Insight') and Aslihan Gurbuz of Turkey ('Ember'), and seasoned veterans Natalia Pavlenkova of the Russian Federation ('Zoology') and Youn Yuh-jung of the Republic of Korea ('The Bacchus Lady').
Answer: Robert Carsen's production of Agrippina, which played recently to capacity audiences at Vienna's Theater an der Wien (seen Mar.
AD54: Roman Emperor Claudius I died after eating poisoned mushrooms as a result of a plot inspired by his wife, the Empress Agrippina. 1163: The body of the Anglo Saxon King Edward (the Confessor), was transferred to a new shrine and October 13 has been celebrated as his feast day ever since.
FEAST DAYOF OUR LADY FATIMA ( AD54: Roman Emperor Claudius I died after eating poisonous mushrooms: although never proven, it was widely believed to be the result of a plot inspired by his wife, the Empress Agrippina. 1163: The body of the Anglo Saxon King, Edward (the Confessor), was transferred to a new shrine and October 13 has been celebrated as his feast day ever since.
She was Agrippina Vaganova's foremost pupil and Stalin's favorite dancer.
Dear Editor, I very rarely find reason to disagree with Christopher Morley's reviews of performances, but take exception to that of Handel's Agrippina (Birmingham Post, September 25).
Methods are based on those of the Russian teacher Agrippina Vaganova, and he concludes with a brief account of her career.
And Mojto's latest project, miniseries "Nero and Agrippina," started shooting last week in Tunisia.
Chapter four concerns the iconography of Tiberius's first wife Vipsania Agrippina and daughter-in-law Livilla.