Tacitus in five volumes

by P. Cornelius Tacitus

Publisher: Heinemann in London

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Statementwith an English trans. by Clifford H. Moore. 1, The histories. Books 1-3.
SeriesLoeb classical library
ContributionsMoore, Clifford Herschel.
The Physical Object
Pagination479 p. :
Number of Pages479
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Open LibraryOL17338266M

  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. 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 . If you want to read a rarer book or read one in the original language then you can't do better than the Loeb Editions. 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).   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 Pages:

The Germania (Latin: De Origine et situ Germanorum, literally The Origin and Situation of the Germans), written by Gaius Cornelius Tacitus aro is an ethnographic work on the Germanic tribes outside the Roman Empire. Germania fits squarely within the tradition established by authors from Herodotus to Julius Caesar. A.D. In the consulship of Sisenna Statilius Taurus and Lucius Libo there was a commotion in the kingdoms and Roman provinces of the East. It had its origin among the Parthians, who disdained as a foreigner a king whom they had sought and received from Rome, though he was of the family of the Arsacids. This was Vonones, who had been given as an hostage to Augustus . Also in this Book. Drama Anthologies present collections of plays that have been selected by a compiler. Examples include: Third Book of Short Plays, and The Passing Show: Five Modern Plays in Verse. And in this Book. Books that are Anthologies of Fictional Works by multiple authors are selected by the editor.

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Internet Archive BookReader Tacitus: [in five volumes] Internet Archive BookReader Tacitus: [in five volumes]. Tacitus (c. CE), renowned for concision and psychology, is paramount as a historian of the early Roman empire. Agricola includes Agricola's career in Britain. 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 Tacitus (c.

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 fourth book of Tacitus' Annals has been described as "the best that Tacitus ever wrote." It covers the years ADstarting when Tacitus noted a significant deterioration in the principate 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.

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 physical edition to the digital format by /5(89).

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 Brand: Harvard.

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 to 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 Bedriacum; the army of Vitellius overthrown. 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.

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.

Book Five () of The Histories by Tacitus. the beginning 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.

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 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.

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). Tacitus has books on Goodreads with ratings.

Tacitus’s most popular book is The Annals of Imperial Rome. 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.

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. 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.

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.

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. 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 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.