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The works of Tacitus

With political discourses upon that author
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Statementby Thomas Gordon, Esq; in five volumes
ContributionsGordon, Thomas, -1750, Fanssett, Godfrey, Wood, Gordon S.
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In this book you will find a wealth of information about Roman history as well as some misc. other writings by Tacitus (The Agricola, The Germania, and a dialog on oratory).

The work covers a wide range of topics concerning Rome, and provides a clear sense of what Tacitus thought and was trying to achieve with his by: The Annals by Roman historian and senator Tacitus (cAD–cAD) is a history of the Roman Empire from the reign of Tiberius to that of Nero, the years 14AD–68AD.

It is believed that Annals originally consisted of 16 volumes, but books 7–10 and parts of books 5, 6, 11 and 16 /5. Chios Classics brings literature's greatest works back to life for new generations.&#; All our books contain a linked table of contents.

Tacitus was a senator and a historian of the Roman Empire. Some of Tacitus' works remain, most notably The Annals and The Histories which Brand: Charles River Editors.

The Works of Tacitus, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint) Paperback – Septem by Cornelius Tacitus (Author)Author: Cornelius Tacitus.

Tacitus presents a vivid picture of the high-water point of the Roman empire, and does not gloss over the toxic corruption and brutality of the time. Little is known about the origins and biography of Tacitus. He created five works, "The Annals," "The Histories," "The Agricola," "The Germania," and "A Dialogue on Oratory." His works delve deep into the facts as he knew them, rarely ever.

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The AnnalsII. The History, German, Agricola, and Dialogue on Pages: Containing his Five books of history, his Treatise of Germany, and Life of Agricola. 25 rows    The works of Tacitus: in five volumesprinted for T. and T. 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. The Germania, written by the Roman historian Publius Cornelius Tacitus around 98 AD and originally entitled On the Origin and Situation of the Germans (Latin: De Origine et situ Germanorum), was a historical and ethnographic work on Author: Publius Cornelius Tacitus.

First literary works In 98 Tacitus wrote two works: De vita Julii Agricolae and De origine et situ Germanorum (the Germania), both reflecting his personal interests. The Agricola is a biographical account of his father-in-law’s career, with special reference to the governorship of Britain (78–84) and the later years under Domitian.

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The works of Tacitus by P. Cornelius Tacitus,Harper & Brothers edition, in English. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tacitus, Cornelius. Works of Tacitus. London, Bell & Daldy, (OCoLC)   At one point in the story, Tacitus places a speech in the mouth of a Scottish chieftain named Galgacus, whose force is preparing to do battle with the Romans.

Galgacus' speech is at once a condemnation of Roman depredations, and a rousing call to arms to Galgacus' followers.5/5(5). The Works of Cornelius Tacitus With An Essay on His Life and Genius - Notes Supplements by Arthur MURPHY and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Works Tacitus, First Edition - AbeBooks.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Complete Works of Tacitus: The Annals, Histories, Germania, Agricola, and Dialogue Concerning Oratory (Illustrated with Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Charles River Editors. Complete Works of Tacitus * The Annals * The History * The Life of Cnaeus Julius Agricola * Germany and its Tribes * A Dialogue on Oratory.

Published by Random House USA Inc () ISBN ISBN The Works of Tacitus: Volume 1 - Ebook written by Cornelius 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 Works of Tacitus: Volume /5(4).

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A DIALOGUE CONCERNING ORATORY, OR THE CAUSES OF CORRUPT ELOQUENCE. General introduction, with the reasons for writing an account of the following discourse.

By: Tacitus, Publius Cornelius (c. ) 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’s political and moral : Tacitus, Publius Cornelius.

Tacitus - Tacitus - The Histories and the Annals: The Historiae began at January 1, 69, with Galba in power and proceeded to the death of Domitian, in The work contained 12 or 14 books (it is known only that the Histories and Annals, both now incomplete, totaled 30 books).

To judge from the younger Pliny’s references, several books were ready bythe writing well. The Annals (Tacitus)/Book From Wikisource and was followed not only by our soldiers but by the rustic population who were engaged to execute the work, till at last he threw off his infatuation, and expressing wonder that his dreams had never before been false, and that now for the first time he had been deluded, he escaped disgrace and.

Publius Cornelius Tacitus, The Works of Tacitus. In Four Volumes.

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Free shipping for many products!. 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.Histories (Latin: Historiae) is a Roman historical chronicle by n c.

–, it covers the Year of Four Emperors following the downfall of Nero, as well as the period between the rise of the Flavian Dynasty (69–96) under Vespasian and the death of Domitian.

Together, the Histories and the Annals amounted to 30 books. Saint Jerome refers to these books .The first work of any great historian has always commanded attention, and Tacitus was ancient Rome's very greatest historian.

His biography of his father-in-law, governor of Britain in the years AD 77–84, is a literary masterpiece: it combines penetrating political history with gripping military narrative and throughout poses the question (still very much alive today) of how one should .