The remains of an altar believed to have been set up in the Campus Martius by Domitius
Ahenobarbus, father of Emperor Nero, provide a glimpse into civic commemorative art of the Empire.
Martial's Fiction: Domitius
Marsus and Maecenas', CQ 54, 255-265.
If we have read Plutarch, perhaps the invocation of night's poisonous damp makes us think of the ague that killed Domitius
, the source-character for Enobarbus, but more probably this speech sounds rhetorical and hyperbolic.
30 In which Shakespeare play would you find Domitius
In Roman numerals, 666 is DCLXVI, and taking each as the capital letter of a word gives: Domitius
or Domitianus; Caesar; Legatos; Xristi (taking X for the Greek chi, `ch'); Violenter or Viliter; Interfecit.
Enobarbus in the play and in real life as the Cnaeus Domitius
Ahenobarbus found in the pages of Plutarch's Lives, makes a mistake when he forsakes Rome and its tradition, to side with Antony and Egypt.
This edition, edited by Domitius
Calderinus of Verona, contains twenty-seven double-page maps accompanying the text of Jacopo d'Angelo (the same text used in the other editions cited here).