The Rape of the Sabines Original title: El rapto de las sabinas 1962 1 h 20 m IMDb RATING 5.3 /10 48 YOUR RATING Rate Action Adventure Drama The Sabine tribe battles Romulus in the early days of Rome after Romans seize their women as unwilling brides. Director Alberto Gout Writer Alberto Gout Stars Lorena Velázquez Alex Johnson Tere Velázquez
The Rape of the Sabine Women is an art film by Eve Sussman, which had its world premiere on 2006-11-26 at the 47th International Thessaloniki Film Festival. Eve Sussman, an artist and movie producer, was born in England, to American parents, in 1961. She was educated at Robert College of Istanbul, University of Canterbury and Bennington College.
El Rapto de las Sabinas (English Translation: The Rape of the Sabine Women) is a 1962 historical drama film adaptation of the Roman foundation myth about the abduction of Sabine women by the Romans shortly after the foundation of the city of Rome (probably in the 750s BC). The film was written and directed by Alberto Gout .
The Rape of the Sabines Original title: Der Raub der Sabinerinnen 1936 1 h 33 m YOUR RATING Rate Comedy Turn of the century comedy about a German professor who sees a classical tragedy he wrote in his youth turned into a farce by a shyster theater producer. Director Robert A. Stemmle Writers Robert A. Stemmle Franz von Schoenthan (play)
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According to Roman historian Livy, the abduction of Sabine women occurred in the early history of Rome shortly after its founding in the mid-8th century BC and was perpetrated by Romulus and his predominantly male followers; it is said that after the foundation of the city, the population consisted solely of Latins and other Italic people, in parti...
Outraged at what had happened, the king of the Caeninenses entered upon Roman territory with his army. Romulus and the Romans met the Caeninenses in battle, killed their king, and routed their army. Romulus later attacked Caenina and took it upon the first assault. Returning to Rome, he dedicated a temple to Jupiter Feretrius (according to Livy, th...
The motivation behind the abduction of the Sabine women is contested among ancient sources. Livy writes that Rome's motivation for abducting the Sabine women was solely to increase the city's population and claims that no direct sexual assault took place during the abduction. Livy says that Romulus offered the Sabine women free choice as well as ci...
Many treatments of the legend combined a suitably inspiring example of the hardiness and courage of ancient Romans with the opportunity to depict multiple figures, including heroically semi-nude figuresin intensely passionate struggle. The subject was popular during the Renaissance as symbolising the importance of marriage for the continuity of fam...
The episode of the Rape of the Sabine Women is recounted by Cicero, Livy, Dionysius of Halicarnassus, and Plutarch. The poetry of Ovid also contains several allusions to this episode and it is included on the shield of Aeneas in Virgil's Aeneid.
The midrash Sefer haYashar (first attested in 1624) portrays the story as part of a war between the Sabines, descended from Tubal, and the Roman Kittim (Jasher 17:1–15). A more detailed version of this narrative is found in the earlier mediaeval rabbinic work Yosippon. The story was parodied by Lady Carlotta, the mischief-making character in Saki's short story "The Schartz-Metterklume Method". Stephen Vincent Benét wrote a short story called "The Sobbin' Women" that parodied the legend. Later...
Scholars have cited parallels between the Rape of the Sabine Women, the Æsir–Vanir War in Norse mythology, and the Iliad of Greek mythology, providing support for a Proto-Indo-European "war of the functions". Regarding these parallels, J. P. Mallorystates:
1. Livy, Ab urbe condita, liber I.IX (1.9) (latin) 2. Livy, Ab urbe condita, 1.9–13
1. Michael Crawford, Roman Republican Coinage, Cambridge University Press, 1974–2001. 2. Walter Friedlaender, Nicolas Poussin: A New Approach(New York: Abrams), 1964. 3. Mallory, J. P (2005). In Search of the Indo-Europeans. Thames & Hudson. ISBN 0-500-27616-1 4. Pope-Hennessy, John, Italian High Renaissance & Baroque Sculpture, London: Phaidon, 1996.
22 feb 2007 · Originally based on the Roman myth,'The Rape Of The Sabine Women' is Eve Sussman's attempt to take her (very)large scale,experimental theater piece to the screen. This is a piece of theater that takes the story of the early days of Rome,when the early Romans wanted to inter marry with the women of the Sabine clan (but were refused by the elders).