Daniel Heinsius, Auriacus, sive Libertas saucia (Orange, or Liberty Wounded), 1602


Editor: Jan Bloemendal
This is an edition of the Latin text of Daniel Heinsius’ Latin tragedy Auriacus, sive Libertas saucia (Orange, or Liberty Wounded, 1602), , with an introduction, a translation and a commentary. Auriacus was Heinsius’ history drama, with which he wished to bring Dutch drama to the level of antiquity.

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Jan Bloemendal (PhD 1997), Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands and Ruhr-University Bochum specializes in Neo-Latin Studies, in particular Erasmus, the dynamics between Latin and the vernaculars, and early modern drama.
Neo-Latinists, those interested in early modern drama, and (literary) history of the Low Countries and its relation to other European countries. Keywords: drama, neo-latin, literature, Early Modern period.