ANDROCLES AND THE LION is Shaw's retelling of the tale of Androcles, a slave who is saved by the requited mercy of a lion. In the play, Shaw portrays Androcles to be one of the many Christians being led to the Colosseum for torture. Characters in the play exemplify several themes and takes on both modern and supposed early Christianity, including cultural clash between Jesus' teachings and traditional Roman values.
|Publisher:||Halcyon Press Ltd.|
|Series:||Halcyon Classics , #1|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||162 KB|
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