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.
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.