By Virginie Girod
Agrippine l. a. Jeune appartient à los angeles lignée des femmes dangereuses, des empoisonneuses, des séductrices, entre Médée et woman Macbeth. Son plus grand crime ? Avoir porté un monstre à los angeles tête de Rome ! motor vehicle Agrippine l. a. Jeune est l. a. mère de Néron, le tyran qu’on accusa de tous les vices, le best persécuteur des chrétiens. Pour déposer los angeles couronne de lauriers sur l. a. tête de son fils et gouverner Rome à ses côtés, Agrippine souilla ses mains du sang d’innocents, s’offrit à des hommes de toutes stipulations pour mieux les manipuler. Hélas, Néron, une fois son pouvoir bien établi, assassina sa démiurge de mère. Mais l’historiographie est trompeuse. Derrière l. a. criminelle sensuelle, derrière los angeles mère indigne, se cache une femme résiliente et intelligente, une femme politique redoutable, déterminée et machiavélique. Le destin d’Agrippine est incroyable. D’illustre naissance, descendante à l. a. fois d’Auguste, de Marc Antoine et de Jules César, elle révolutionna los angeles fonction d’impératrice et prit half au gouvernement de Rome envers et contre tous en dépit de sa de femme. Et si c’était là sa plus grande transgression ?
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Agrippine : Sexe, crimes et pouvoir dans la Rome Impériale by Virginie Girod