Agrippina the elder, grand-daughter of Augustus
had defied the tyrannical rule of Tiberius
. She was admired at this period as much as her namesake and daughter, Nero's mother, was abhorred. For Hamilton her story...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text
Love's Martyr deals with the supposed unhappy love-affair between the Roman poet Ovid
, the daughter of Augustus Caesar
, who of course plans to marry her to someone more patrician and military...