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The Annals Of Tacitus: Volume 1, Annals 1.1-54: ANNALS OF TACITUS

by.. TacitusEditorF. R. D. Goodyear, James Diggle

Paperback | January 20, 2005

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The first in a four-volume edition of Tacitus Annals 1-6. The Annals are Tacitus' brilliant account of Roman imperial history from the death of Augustus to the death of Nero. Books 1-6 describe the reign of Tiberius. Professor Goodyear's introduction to the series deals concisely with the background to the Annals. He outlines the history of Tacitean scholarship to the present day and shows how Tacitus' historical judgements were sometimes distorted by his preoccupations with style and with the moral function of historical writing. The commentary attends equally to literary, historical and textual questions. There are several appendixes on topics of more specialized interest.
Tacitus was a Roman senator who survived the terror launched among the Roman aristocracy by the emperor Domitian to rise to prominence and become first suffect consul and later proconsul of Asia. His historical works, which originally covered the first century of the empire from the accession of Tiberius to the assassination of Domitia...
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Title:The Annals Of Tacitus: Volume 1, Annals 1.1-54: ANNALS OF TACITUSFormat:PaperbackDimensions:380 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.83 inPublished:January 20, 2005Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521609313

ISBN - 13:9780521609319

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Preface; Map; Introduction; Text and critical apparatus; Commentary; Appendixes; Indexes.