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Annals of Tacitus

P. Cornelius Tacitus

Annals of Tacitus

tr. into English, with notes and maps

by P. Cornelius Tacitus

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Published by Macmillan and co in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy Alfred John Church andWilliam Jackson Brodribb.
ContributionsChurch, Alfred John, 1829-1912., Brodribb, William Jackson, 1829-1905.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi p., 1 l., 436 p. ;
Number of Pages436
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19515138M

The most famous passage in which Tacitus mentions Christianity is as follows (Annals ): Such indeed were the precautions of human wisdom. The next thing was to seek means of propitiating the gods, and recourse was had to the Sibylline books, by the direction of which prayers were offered to Vulcanus, Ceres, and Proserpina. Juno, too, was. Cambridge University Press, p. Paperback. Series: Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries, Books 1 and 2 of Tacitus' Annals were edited and annotated in two earlier volumes of this series ( and ) by the late F. R. D. Goodyear. Now A. J. Woodman and R. H. Martin have added a third volume: Book 3 of the Annals.

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 (AD ), a Roman senator and acclaimed orator, was also Rome's greatest historian. In the surviving volumes of the Annals, he examines the Roman emporers who succeeded Augustus and the imperial dynasty itself, explaining and recording the peace the Emporers brought, but also the corruption and decadence that came with it. This remarkable work brings the Roman Empire to life through Pages:

The Franklin Library, Translated by Alfred John Church and William Jackson Brodribb. Larger, heavy book,shiny blue leather spine, dark blue cloth covers with ornate very bright gilt borders and design, raised spine, ornate gilt lettering and designs to most of spine, all edges bright gilt, purple cloth bookmark,marbleing in shades of blue and purple to end papers, pages.. The Annals (Latin: Annales) is a history book by Tacitus covering the reign of the four Roman Emperors succeeding to Caesar Augustus. The parts of the work that survived from antiquity cover most of the reigns of Tiberius and Nero.


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Annals of Tacitus [Cornelius. Tacitus] on Annals of Tacitus book shipping on qualifying offers/5(14). Tacitus has books on Goodreads with ratings.

Tacitus’s most popular book is The Annals of Imperial Rome. The Eleventh Book of the Annals opens with the seventh year of Claudius's reign.

The power of his wife Messalina was then at its height. She was, it seems, jealous of a certain Poppaea Sabina, who is mentioned in Book XIII., as "having surpassed in beauty all the ladies of her day.". Tacitus: Annals Book 1 1.

ROME at the beginning was ruled by kings. Freedom and the consulship were established by Lucius Brutus. Buy this Book at 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.

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]. Books 7–10 are missing, and books 5, 6, 11, and 16 are incomplete.

Tacitus covers a very interesting time in Roman history, the baby steps of the Roman empire. The Annals of Tacitus Book 1 - (A.D. ) [] ROME at the beginning was ruled by kings. Freedom and the consulship were established by Lucius Brutus.

Publius (or Gaius) Cornelius Tacitus (ca. AD 56 – ca. AD ) 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 4/5. 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. Publius Cornelius Tacitus, The Works of Tacitus, vol.

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Books 5 and 6 of Tacitus' Annals cover the last years of the emperor Tiberius. Although most of Book 5 is lost, Book 6 survives complete and offers a vivid narrative of the increasingly tyrannical princeps, secluded on the island of Capri; the book ends with his death and obituary notice, one of the most celebrated passages of classical by: 1.

(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 (v) Annals, 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 (from 47); Books XII–XV and part of.

THE ANNALS OF TACITUS contains the complete surviving text of Tacitus final work. THE ANNALS covers the lives of the early Caesars, beginning with Tiberius (from A.D. 14) and extending through the reign of Nero, in 66 A.D., although books covering the lives of %().

About the Book. The emperor Nero is etched into the Western imagination as one of ancient Rome's most infamous villains, and Tacitus' Annals have played a central role in shaping the mainstream historiographical understanding of this flamboyant autocrat. About The Annals of Imperial Rome.

His last work, regarded by many as the greatest work of contemporary scholarship, Tacitus’ The Annals of Imperial Rome recount with depth and insight the history of the Roman Empire during the first century A.D.

This Penguin Classics edition is translated with an introduction by Michael Grant. The Annals by Tacitus. Book 5. The Annals — Book 5. 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - IN the consulship of Rubellius and Fufius, both of whom had the surname Geminus, died in an advanced old age Julia Augusta.

A Claudia by birth and by adoption a Livia and a Julia, she united the noblest blood of Rome. A.J. Woodman's translation combines accuracy and Tacitean invention, masterfully conveying Tacitus' distinctive and powerful manner of expression, and reflecting the best of current scholarship.

An introductory essay discusses Tacitus' career, the period about which he wrote, the nature of historical writing in the Roman world, and the principles of translation which have shaped this rendering.

Regarded as his finest work, Tacitus's Annals remain one of the most important sources of early Roman history. Written while he was a serving senator, and having access to the official senate records, Tacitus provided one of the most complete records of Roman politics, foreign policy, domestic issues-and personal crises of the emperors of Rome Pages: Of "The History," only four books have been preserved; and they contain the events of a single year: a year, it is true, which, saw three civil wars, and four Emperors destroyed; a year of crime, and accidents, and prodigies: there are few sentences more powerful, than Tacitus' enumeration of these calamities, in the opening chapters.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.