Claudius the God and His Wife Messalina Setting & Symbolism

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Rome

Rome is the capital and the seat of control of the Roman empire over which Claudius rules.

Alexandria

Alexandria, in Egypt, is a province of Rome. Herod Agrippa flees there in his youth in order to borrow money from Alabarch. Later, a rebellion arises in Alexandria when the Greeks attempt to oppress the Jews. Although the Governor of Egypt appeals to Claudius for help, peace is restored when Claudius orders the release of all Jewish prisoners and restores privileges to the Alexandrian Jews.

Jerusalem

Jerusalem is the seat of Judaism. Herod Agrippa lives in Jerusalem and uses it as his base from which to rule Bashan, Galilee, Gilead, Judaea. Samaria and Edom. When he contemplates war with the Romans, he fortifies Jerusalem.

Owl droppings

When Herod Agrippa is in prison, a German prisoner sees owl droppings on Herod Agrippa and foretells good luck as long as he...

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