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Tacitus, in five volumes

P. Cornelius Tacitus

Tacitus, in five volumes

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Published by Harvard University Press, W. Heinemann in Cambridge, Mass, London .
Written in English


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SeriesThe Loeb classical library -- 35, 111, 249, 312, 322
The Physical Object
Pagination5 v. :
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Open LibraryOL16211486M
ISBN 100674990390, 0674991230, 0674992741, 0674993454, 0674993551

Page 1 INTRODUCTION. Tacitus held the consulship under Nerva in the year At this point he closed his public career. He had reached the goal of a politician’s ambition and had become known as one of the best speakers of his time, but he seems to have realized that under the Principate politics was a dull farce, and that oratory was of little value in a time of peace and . In Five Volumes, Vol by Cornelius Tacitus at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. This is a .


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Tacitus: [in five volumes] by Tacitus, Cornelius. Publication date Publisher [Cambridge, Mass.]: Harvard University Press Collection pratt; toronto Digitizing sponsor Andrew W. in five volumes book Mellon Foundation Contributor Pratt - University of Toronto Language English Volume 3.

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CE), renowned for concision and psychology, is paramount as a historian of the early Roman empire. What survives of Histories covers the dramatic years The in five volumes book book of Tacitus' Annals has been described as "the best that Tacitus ever wrote." It covers in five volumes book years ADstarting when Tacitus noted a significant deterioration in the Tacitus of the emperor Tiberius, and the increasingly malign influence of his "evil genius" Sejanus/5(4).

(v) Annals (in Loeb volumes, and ), Tacitus’s other great work, originally covering the period 14–68 CE (Emperors Tiberius, Gaius, Claudius, Nero) and published between and about Of sixteen books at least, there survive Books I–IV (covering the years 14–28); a bit of Book V and all Book VI (31–37); part of Book XI.

Tacitus, Volumes in five volumes book and 2. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ) (reprinted in by the same publisher, with the ISBN ) is the definitive study of his life and works.

Tacitus, Tacitus Annals of Imperial : History, Silver Age of Latin. The Works of Tacitus: The Oxford Translation Revised with Notes, Volume 1. Tacitus. from: $ Tacitus book.

Read 89 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book was converted from its in five volumes book edition to the digital format by /5(89).

Book Five () of The Histories by Tacitus. the in five volumes book of the same year Titus Caesar, who had been selected by his father to complete the conquest of Judaea and already enjoyed a reputation as a general when Vespasian and he began to be talked of, received added support and recognition, as provinces and armies vied in displaying their enthusiasm.

The Histories (Tacitus)/Book 5. From Wikisource killed the prefect of the camp, five centurions of the first rank, and a few soldiers; the rest found shelter behind the fortifications. At Batavodurum the German troops tried in five volumes book break down the bridge partly built.

Night terminated an indecisive conflict. The SUMMARY. THE Forces of Vespasian, at the instigation of Antonius Primus and under his leading, arrive in Italy. Military transactions in several places, and some light encounters. The Fleet at Ravenna revolts to Vespasian.

Cæcina discovers his treasonable purposes, but is seized and imprisoned by his own soldiers. The battle at Tacitus the army of Vitellius overthrown. INTRODUCTION Tacitus held the consulship under Nerva in the year At this point he closed his public career.

He had reached the goal of a politician's ambition and had become known as one of the best speakers Tacitus his time, in five volumes book he seems to have Tacitus that under the Principate politics was a dull farce, and that oratory was of little value in a time of peace and in five volumes book.

Tacitus has books on Goodreads with ratings. Tacitus’s most popular book is The Annals of Imperial Rome. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and The Annals of Imperial Rome - Ebook written by Tacitus.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Annals of Imperial Rome/5(11). The Histories (Tacitus)/Book 2. From Wikisource The capital itself contributed no contemptible force, namely five Praetorian cohorts, some troops of cavalry, and the first legion, and together with these, gladiators, a disreputable kind of auxiliaries, but employed throughout the civil wars even by strict disciplinarians.

book i book ii book iii book iv book v chapter: chapter 1 chapter 2 chapter 3 chapter 4 chapter 5 chapter 6 chapter 7 chapter 8 chapter 9 chapter 10 chapter 11 chapter 12 chapter 13 chapter 14 chapter 15 chapter 16 chapter 17 chapter 18 chapter 19 chapter 20 chapter 21 chapter 22 chapter 23 chapter 24 chapter 25 chapter Tacitus (Cornelius), famous Roman historian, was born in 55, 56 or 57 CE and lived to about He became an orator, married in 77 a daughter of Julius Agricola before Agricola went to Britain, was quaestor in 81 or 82, a senator under the Flavian emperors, and a praetor in After four years' absence he experienced the terrors of Emperor Domitian's last years and turned to.

Contents: 1. An account of Egypt from The Histories, by Herodotus 2. Germany, by Tacitus 3. Sir Francis Drake Revived, by Philip Nichols 4. Sir Francis Drake's Famous Voyage Round the World, by Francis Pretty 5. Drake's Great Armada, by Captain Walter Bigges 6.

Sir Humphrey Gilbert's Voyage to Brand: Oregan Publishing. About this Item: Published by the Folio Society, London,5 volumes, foreword by Richard J. Evans, introduction by Peter Rowland, each volume illustrated with colour plates First Edition thus, the books are in fine condition, slipcase has a few light signs of wear, in very good condition, brown buckrum with gilt blocked coin to front, gilt titles to spine, in brown card slipcase with.

Cornelius Tacitus, The Annals Alfred John Church, William Jackson Brodribb, Ed. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") BOOK 1 BOOK II BOOK III BOOK IV BOOK V BOOK VI Book XI BOOK XII BOOK XIII BOOK XIV BOOK XV BOOK XVI chapter: chapter 1 chapter 2.

According to Wikipedia: "Publius (or Gaius) Cornelius Tacitus (c. AD 56 after ) was a senator and a historian of the Roman Empire.

The surviving portions of his two major works—the Annals and the Histories—examine the reigns of the Roman Emperors Tiberius, Claudius, Nero, and those who reigned in the Year of the Four Emperors (AD 69).Brand: Samizdat Express.

The Roman historian and senator Tacitus referred to Christ, his execution by Pontius Pilate, and the existence of early Christians in Rome in his final work, Annals (written ca.

AD ), b chapter The context of the passage is the six-day Great Fire of Rome that burned much of the city in AD 64 during the reign of Roman Emperor Nero. The passage is one of the earliest non. Going to Bed With Tacitus —Questions from M J John Mark N.

Reynolds Patheos Explore the world's faith through different perspectives on Author: John Mark N. Reynolds. Tacitus (Cornelius), famous Roman historian, was born in 55, 56 or 57 CE and lived to about He became an orator, married in 77 a daughter of Julius Agricola before Agricola went to Britain, was quaestor in 81 or 82, a senator under.

Tacitus (Cornelius), famous Roman historian, was born in 55, 56 or 57 CE and lived to about He became an orator, married in 77 a daughter of Julius Agricola before Agricola went to Britain, was quaestor in 81 or 82, a senator under the Flavian emperors, and a praetor in After four years' absence he experienced the terrors of Emperor Domitian's last.

Tacitus. The Annals, Books I–III. Cun ina translaziun englaisa da John Jackson. En: Tacitus in Five Volumes III: The Histories, Book IV–V.

The Annals, Books I–III. Cambridge, Mass. e Londra (emprim’ediziun ). Tacitus in Five Volumes IV: The Annals. Books IV–VI, XI–XII. Cun ina translaziun englaisa da John Jackson.

A.D. The year when Caius Asinius and Caius Antistius were consuls was the ninth of Tiberius's reign, a period of tranquillity for the State and prosperity for his own house, for he counted Germanicus's death a happy incident.

Suddenly fortune deranged everything; the emperor became a cruel tyrant, as well as an abettor of cruelty in others. Germania is an ethnographic study of Central Europe in which Tacitus compares the decadence of Rome with the virility of the barbarians.

Historiae 'Histories', which Tacitus wrote before Annales, treats the period from Nero's death in A.D. 68 to A.D. The Dialogus De Oratoribus 'Dialogue on Orators' pits Marcus Aper, who favors oratorical eloquence, against Curiatius. Tacitus is renowned for his development of a pregnant concise style, character study, and psychological analysis, and for the often terrible story which he brilliantly tells.

As a historian of the early Roman empire he is paramount. The Loeb Classical Library 5/5(1). The historical works of Tacitus are a history of the period from A.D. 14 to 96 in thirty volumes. Although many of the works were lost (only books of the Histories and and of the Annals survive), enough remains to provide a good sense of.

Tacitus studied rhetoric in Rome and rose to eminence as a pleader at the Roman Bar. In 77 he married the daughter of Agricola, conqueror of Britain, of whom he later wrote a biography. His other works includethe Germania and the Historiae.4/5(11).

The works of Tacitus: in four volumes: to which are prefixed political discourses upon that author. Printed for T. Woodward and J. Peele in English.

Book 4 of Tacitus' Annals, described by Sir Ronald Syme as 'the best that Tacitus ever wrote', covers the years AD 23–28, the pivotal period in the principate of the emperor Tiberius. Under the malign influence of Sejanus, the henchman who duped him and was loaded with honours, Tiberius withdrew to the island of Capri and was never again seen.

Book 11 The end of book 6 has Tacitus' epitaph of Tiberius; books and a part of the beginning of book 11 are missing and thus book 11 appears to begin in medias res with Messalina pursuing Poppaea, a rival, and others.

Claudius is emperor in books 11 and 12 and Tacitus seems to lose no chance to portray him as unaware of what his wives are. Tacitus. The Annals, Books I-III. With an English Translation by John Jackson.

In: Tacitus in Five Volumes III: The Histories, Book IV-V. The Annals, Books I-III. Cambridge, Mass. und London (Erstuusgab ). Tacitus in Five Volumes IV: The Annals.

Books IV-VI, XI-XII. With an English Translation by John Jackson. (Loeb Classical Library. Tacitus is renowned for his development of a pregnant concise style, character study, and psychological analysis, and for the often terrible story which he brilliantly tells.

As a historian of the early Roman empire he is paramount. The Loeb Classical Library. Tacitus (Cornelius), famous Roman pdf, was born in 55, 56 or 57 CE pdf lived to about He became an orator, married in 77 a daughter of Julius Agricola before Agricola went to Britain, was quaestor in 81 or 82, a senator under the Flavian emperors, and a praetor in /5.

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There are five volumes of Tacitus in the Loeb Classical Library. This includes all his surviving works. Tacitus is one of the most famous writers of the Roman Empire/5(13).