A Rebel by Any Other Name: The Onomastics of Disney’s Star Wars Rebels

@article{Allen2019ARB,
  title={A Rebel by Any Other Name: The Onomastics of Disney’s Star Wars Rebels},
  author={S. Allen},
  journal={Journal of Religion and Popular Culture},
  year={2019},
  volume={31},
  pages={72 - 86}
}
  • S. Allen
  • Published 2019
  • History
  • Journal of Religion and Popular Culture
  • Abstract:Set five years before Episode IV: A New Hope, Star Wars Rebels (2014–18) is an animated series focused on a band of smugglers who join the Rebel Alliance. In keeping with Lucas’s Star Wars universe, Star Wars Rebels’s two Jedi characters have biblical names: Jedi Kanan Jarrus (also known as Caleb Dume) and his Padawan, Ezra Bridger. Additionally, other main characters include myth-named aliens Hera and Janus and Roman-named humans with Imperial links, such as Rex, Sabine, Tiber, Titus… CONTINUE READING

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