Agrippina

Agrippina

Atrocious and Ferocious

Book - 2011
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Independent Pub Group
This series of historical accounts profiles strong women who took extraordinary measures to achieve and maintain power—including murder, deception, and black magic—examining the women's reputations in the context of their eras. Just how wicked were they? The books allow readers to decide for themselves if these infamous ladies were indeed heartless and evil or simply out of touch and making the most of their circumstances.The true account of an empress that was loved, feared, deified, and hated is presented in this illustrated narrative, detailing the life and sovereignty of Agrippina. An ambitious Roman, Agrippina murdered and married her way to the throne and to being declared a goddess, making many enemies along the way—including her own son. With details about how she came to power, lived, and died, this resource also includes information about ancient Roman society.

Baker & Taylor
Details the life of Agrippina the Younger, explores the customs of her time period, and discusses the empress' fierce reputation and whether it was deserved.

Perseus Publishing
Ambitious Roman empress Agrippina murdered and married her way to the throne?and to being declared a goddess. She made many enemies, including her own son. But was she really all that atrocious?

Gorgeous illustrations and an intelligent, evocative story bring to life a real dastardly dame whose lust for power lost her the love of her people, and eventually, her life.


Independent Publishing Group

This series of historical accounts profiles strong women who took extraordinary measures to achieve and maintain power—including murder, deception, and black magic—examining the women’s reputations in the context of their eras. Just how wicked were they? The books allow readers to decide for themselves if these infamous ladies were indeed heartless and evil or simply out of touch and making the most of their circumstances.

The true account of an empress that was loved, feared, deified, and hated is presented in this illustrated narrative, detailing the life and sovereignty of Agrippina. An ambitious Roman, Agrippina murdered and married her way to the throne and to being declared a goddess, making many enemies along the way—including her own son. With details about how she came to power, lived, and died, this resource also includes information about ancient Roman society.


Publisher: Foster City, CA : Goosebottom Books, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
Description: 28 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 22 x 23 cm
ISBN: 9780983425618
0983425612
Branch Call Number: j920 Agr
Additional Contributors: Malone, Peter 1953-

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