Overview

Licinius


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(Spontini: La vestale). Ten. A victorious Roman General, in love with Giulia, now a vestal virgin. He meets her at night when she is guarding the sacred flame. They neglect it and it goes out—a cardinal sin. He is helped to escape, but she is condemned to death. At the last minute, the flame is rekindled by a flash of lightning and the lovers are reunited. Created (1807) by Étienne Laîné.

Subjects: Opera.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.