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The Germany And the Agricola of Tacitus by P. Cornelius Tacitus

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English


  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • Ancient - Rome

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8481498M
ISBN 101419163566
ISBN 109781419163562

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  Agricola and Germania are two of Roman Historian Tacitus' most famous works. In this book you can read both of his fine works. Agricola is the story of Tacitus' father-in-law, a Roman officer that was involved in the conquest of Britain/5(87). 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, . Agricola and Germany - 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 Agricola and Germany.5/5(1). The Agricola and the Germania, by Cornelius Tacitus, serves two purposes as a historical document. First, the book serves to pay tribute to one of the greatest commanders over Britain in Roman history, that of Commander Agricola. Due to his status as Agricola's son-in-law, Tacitus tells the story of.

  Tacitus, the Agricola and Germania by Tacitus, Cornelius; Tacitus, Cornelius. Publication date Publisher London: Methuen & Co. Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language English. Pages:   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 enforced silence. Much of Agricola, which is the biography of Tacitus' late Price: $ Book Review by Centurion-Macro. The Agricola and The Germania are the shortest works of Tacitus, and in my view his best. Because they were designed to be orated, they are faced fast paced, active and a perfect text for the time constrained classicist. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Germany and Agricola of Tacitus - Hardcover UsedGood at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

  This book contains a pair of early works by the great Roman historian Tacitus. Agricola is an homage to the historian's father-in-law, a Roman governor in Britain during the 1st century A.D. Germania describes the German people and their culture during the same author's admiration for his late father-in-law is manifest in by: Author: Cornelius Tacitus,J. B. Rives; Publisher: Oxford University Press ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The Germania of Tacitus is the most extensive account of the ancient Germans written during the Roman period, but has been relatively neglected in the scholarship of the English-speaking world: the last commentary . The Germany and the Agricola of Tacitus: The Oxford Translation, Revised With Notes by Cornelius Tacitus. Project Gutenberg Release # Select author names above for additional information and titles. Download the ebook in a format below. 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)/5(24).