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Tacitus Annals V and VI (Tacitus) by Ronald Martin

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Published by Aris & Phillips .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Other prose: classical, early & medieval,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Latin,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • General,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Archaeology,
  • Military - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11653588M
ISBN 100856687219
ISBN 109780856687211

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Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of over 2, results for Books: Tacitus Skip to main search results. Buy Books and CD-ROMs: Help: The Annals By Tacitus Written A.C.E. Translated by Alfred John Church and William Jackson Brodribb. The Annals has been divided into the following sections: Book I [k] Book II [k] Book III [k] Book IV [k]. The Annals and the Histories, published separately, were meant to form a single edition of thirty books. Although Tacitus wrote the Histories before the Annals, the events in the Annals precede the Histories; together they form a continuous narrative from the death of Augustus (14) to the death of Domitian (96). Though most has been lost, what remains is an invaluable record of the : History, Silver Age of Latin. The Agricola (Latin: De vita et moribus Iulii Agricolae, lit. On the life and character of Julius Agricola) is a book by the Roman historian Tacitus, written c. AD 98, which recounts the life of his father-in-law Gnaeus Julius Agricola, an eminent Roman general and Governor of.

Tacitus, Roman orator and public official, probably the greatest historian and one of the greatest prose stylists who wrote in the Latin language. Among his works are the Germania, describing the Germanic tribes, the Historiae (Histories), concerning the Roman Empire from ad 69 to 96, and the later. 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 Tacitus: Annals Book 15 At last, after five days, an end was put to the conflagration at the foot of the Esquiline hill, by the destruction of all buildings on a vast space, so that the violence of the fire was met by clear ground and an open sky.   A Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich/5(27).

Tacitus was an author writing in the latter part of the Silver Age of Latin literature. His work is distinguished by a boldness and sharpness of wit, and a compact 4/5. Tacitus: History Book 5 [1] 1. EARLY in this year Titus Caesar, who had been selected by his father to complete the subjugation of Judaea, and who had gained distinction as a soldier while both were still subjects, began to rise in power and reputation, as armies and provinces emulated each other in their attachment to him. Cornelius Tacitus, Rome's greatest historian and the last great writer of classical Latin prose, produced his first two books in AD 98, after the assination of the Emperor Domitian ended fifteen years of Cited by: 1. A.D. 14, 15 Rome at the beginning was ruled by kings. Freedom and the consulship were established by Lucius Brutus. Dictatorships were held for a temporary crisis. The power of the decemvirs did not last beyond two years, nor was the consular jurisdiction of the military tribunes of long duration. The despotisms of Cinna and Sulla were brief; the rule of Pompeius and of Crassus soon yielded.