Titus Andronicus: Roman Whiteness Personified

William Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus gives a fictional look into the politics of the Roman Empire, and how race played a part of that, prior to its fall in 395 CE. The play opens with Titus Andronicus himself returning to Rome after battle. He brings with him Tamora, the Queen of the Goths, her three sons, and Aaron the Moor who …