Sejanus His Fall, a 1603 play by Ben Jonson, is a tragedy about Lucius Aelius Sejanus, the favourite of the Roman emperor Tiberius. Sejanus His Fall was performed at court in 1603, and at the Globe Theatre in 1604.
Sejanus His Fall, a 1603 play by Ben Jonson, is a tragedy about Lucius Aelius Sejanus, the favourite of the Roman emperor Tiberius. The latter performance was a failure. For reasons unknown the play was accused of promoting "popery and treason". Jonson was questioned, but no action was taken.
But had Sejanus thrived In his design, and prosperously opprest The old Tiberius; then, in that same minute, These very rascals, that now rage like furies, Would have proclaim'd Sejanus emperor. Lep. But what hath follow'd? Ter. Sentence by the senate, To lose his head; which was no sooner off, But that and the unfortunate trunk were seized By the rude multitude; who not content With what the forward justice of the state. Officiously had done, with violent rage Have rent it limb from limb.
Sejanus His Fall book. Sejanus is a stock villain. There’s little subtlety or nuance in his portrayal. Where another artist may have been ambiguous about Sejanus’ purposes, Jonson leaves no gray. Shakespeare’s Roman plays, Julius Caesar and Coriolanus, by This is a moderately entertaining play to read. It moves quickly and features some nice poetry as well as a crescendo of action that leads to a surprise twist at the end.
Sejanus His Fall Tracklist. 1. Sejanus His Fall - Introduction Lyrics. 2. Sejanus His Fall ~ DRAMATIS PERSONAE Lyrics. 3. Sejanus His Fall Act 1. Scene 1 Lyrics. 4. Scene 2 Lyrics. 5. Sejanus His Fall Act 2. 6. 7. Scene 3 Lyrics. 8. Scene 4 Lyrics. 9. Sejanus His Fall Act 3. 10. 11. 12. Sejanus His Fall Act 4. Ben Jonson, byname of Benjamin Jonson, (born June 11?, 1572, London, England-died August 6, 1637, London), English Stuart dramatist, lyric poet, and literary critic.
To the no less noble by virtue than blood. ABATE, cast down, subdue. Bartholomew Fair A Comedy. Cynthia's Revels; Or, The Fountain of Self-Love. Every Man out of His Humour. Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter and Some Poems. Every Man in His Humor. Volpone; Or, The Fox. By Ben Jonson.
Title: Sejanus: His Fall. Release Date: June 4, 2009 Last Updated: January 9, 2013. Transcriber's note: This play is based on events that happened a millennium and a half before Jonson wrote it. Jonson added 247 scholarly footnotes to this play; all were in Latin (except for a scattering of Greek).
Sejanus - Ben Jonson. Benjamin Ben Jonson was born in June, 1572
Sejanus - Ben Jonson. Sejanus: His Fall by Ben Jonson. Benjamin Ben Jonson was born in June, 1572. A contemporary of William Shakespeare, he is best known for his satirical plays; Volpone, The Alchemist, and Bartholomew Fair, and his equally accomplished lyric poems. A man of vast reading and a seemingly insatiable appetite for controversy, including time in jail and a penchant for switching faiths, Jonson had an unparalleled breadth of influence on Jacobean and Caroline playwrights and poets.
Born in 1572, Ben Jonson rejected his father's bricklaying trade and ran away from his apprenticeship to join the army. He returned to England in 1592, working as an actor and playwright. In 1598, he was tried for murder after killing another actor in a duel, and was briefly imprisoned.