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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Tacitus, Cornelius.,
    • Rome -- History -- Julio-Claudians, 30 B.C.-68 A.D. -- Historiography.,
    • Rome -- Historiography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [244]-248) and indexes.

      StatementA.J. Woodman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG281 .W66 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 255 p. :
      Number of Pages255
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL366918M
      ISBN 100198152582
      LC Control Number98027415


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Tacitus reviewed. [A J Woodman] -- Professor Woodman argues that the 'Annals' is a very familiar text, and through this familiarity passages have been misconstrued, perpetuating a distorted view of what Tacitus has to say.

In this book you will find a wealth of information about Roman history as well as some misc. other writings by Tacitus (The Agricola, The Germania, and a dialog on oratory). Tacitus reviewed book The work covers a wide range of topics concerning Rome, and provides a clear sense of what Tacitus thought and was trying to achieve with his by: Tacitus Reviewed is also Woodman Reviewed since this collection includes material spanning twenty-seven years, including one new (and typically both convincing and radical) chapter on the accession of Tiberius as well as a revised version of the relevant chapter from Rhetoric in Classical Historiography (hereafter RICH).

A detailed listing of. Tacitus has books on Goodreads with ratings. Tacitus’s most popular book is The Annals of Imperial Rome. 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 worksthe Annals and the Historiesexamine the reigns of the Roman Emperors Tiberius, Claudius, Nero and those who reigned in the Year of the Four Emperors.4/5.

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-Christian. Tacitus is a difficult read, but this book is chock-a-block with interesting facts and insights.

Suetonius (The Twelve Caesars) is an easier read, Tacitus reviewed book more sensational and less detailed. Tacitus includes a lot of information on the "barbarian" tribes and the Parthians--which at times I found hard to follow but is a valuable resource.4/5.

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(91).

Agricola and Germania (Penguin Classics) by Tacitus 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.

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 by: 1.

In short, Krebs emphasizes, “Tacitus did not write a most dangerous book; his readers made it so.” Christopher B. Krebs is a young academic, but he has produced a model of popular intellectual. Publius (or Gaius) Cornelius Tacitus (/ ˈ t æ s ɪ t ə s / TASS-it-əs, Latin: [ˈtakɪtʊs]; c.

AD 56 – c. ) was a Roman historian and s is considered to be one of the greatest Roman historians. He lived in what has been called the Silver Age of Latin literature, and is known for the brevity and compactness of his Latin prose, as well as for his penetrating insights Genre: History, Silver Age of Latin.

Tacitus is one of those writers whose name crops up in other books or reviews I've read so I downloaded a free edition of Germania onto my Kindle. I enjoyed it so much that I bought the Leopold Classic Library Edition of Tacitus' Agricola, Germania and Dialogue on Oratory.4/5.

LibraryThing Review User Review - mattries - LibraryThing. Augustus might have established the Principate, but it was up to his successors to continue it and prevent Rome from once against descending into civil war. Tacitus in The Annals of Imperial Rome, the Read full review4/5(11).

Tacitus, writing early in the 2nd century AD, is acknowledged to be ancient Rome's greatest historian; his Annals, describing the emperors from Tiberius to Nero (AD 14 - 68), is his greatest work. This book gathers together Professor Woodman's writings on Tacitus over the past 25 years, focusing almost exclusively on the Annals.

"The Agricola and The Germania" are two important historical works by Cornelius Tacitus, an ancient Roman Senator and historian. The Agricola is a biography of the Roman general Gnaeus Julius Agricola as well as a geographic and ethnographic history of Ancient Britain/5(88). 1 []. In a distant part of the world fortune was now preparing the origin and rise of a new dynasty, whose varied destinies brought happiness or misery on the State, prosperity or destruction on the Princes of its line.

Read "Tacitus - The Histories (books )" by Tacitus available from Rakuten Kobo. According to Wikipedia: "Publius (or Gaius) Cornelius Tacitus (c. AD 56 Brand: Samizdat Express. Book Description This new Everyman edition includes Tacitus's complete historical works - The Annals, the Histories, the Agricola and the Germania/5(8).

Tacitus, Annalsin Tacitus V: Annals Books 13–16, translated by John Jackson, Loeb Classical Library (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, ),   The book contains 11 maps that include maps of large areas, maps of cities, and diagrams of important battles.

Wellesley also refers the reader to the appropriate map through the footnotes. This review makes it sound like the book contains a lot of footnotes, but really there are usually just one or two a page.5/5(5). Tacitus, writing early in the second century AD, is acknowledged to be ancient Rome's greatest historian; his Annals, describing the emperors from Tiberius to Nero (AD 14 - 68), is his greatest book gathers together Professor Woodman's writings on Tacitus over the past twenty-five years, focusing almost exclusively on the AnnalsR.

He starts from, and argues for, the basic premiss Author: A. Woodman. Tacitus, born in about AD 56 in southern Gaul (modern Provence) under the emperor Nero, was probably the son of an equestrian. He enjoyed success as a both a politician and writer, publishing the Agricola (a biography of his father-in-law) and the Germania (an ethnographical study of the peoples of Germany) in Today he is best known as a historian, the author of The Histories and the Annals/5(14).

The Agricola is both a portrait of Julius Agricola - the most famous governor of Roman Britain and Tacitus' well-loved and respected father-in-law - and the first detailed account of Britain that has come down to us.

It offers fascinating descriptions of the geography, climate and peoples of the country, and a succinct account of the early stages of the Roman occupation, nearly fatally /5(70). 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(75). Date- Tacitus (ca. 56 - ca. ) was a senator and historian of the Roman Empire. Robin Lane Fox is Fellow and Tutor in Ancient History at New College, Oxford and author of Alexander the Great and The Classical World- An Epic History of Greece and Rome.

Eleanor Cowan is Lecturer in Ancient History at Leicester University. Tacitus studied rhetoric in Rome and rose to /5(16). The Histories - Penguin Classics - is a valuable book to teach about the time period, and Tacitus, but it is not the same book as the hardbound version of Tacitus by, Kenneth Wellesley.

The Penguin version has "modifications" of that version for the present audience, by Rhiannon Ash (Editor, Introduction), who takes the liberty of changing it /5(23). The Annals was Tacitus' final work and provides a key source for modern understanding of the history of the Roman Empire from the beginning of the reign of Tiberius in AD 14 to the end of the reign of Nero, in AD Tacitus wrote the Annals in at least 16 books, but books 7–10 and parts of books 5, 6, 11 and 16 are missing.

The period covered by the Histories (written before the Annals. 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.

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 5/5(1).

Tacitus: The Histories, Books IV-V, The Annals, Books I-III (Loeb Classical Library): Bks. by Cornelius Tacitus, Clifford H. Moore, et al.

| 1 Jul out of 5 stars 2. Tacitus (AD c), a Roman senator of the 2nd Century AD and famed historian, has written a brilliant year-by-year account of the Roman Empire from 14 AD to 66 AD. The book begins with the last year of Augustus and the assumption of power by the new /5(74).

In his fascinating new study, “A Most Dangerous Book,” Christopher B. Krebs draws attention to another part of the explanation for Germany’s existence — the role played by Tacitus himself Author: Cullen Murphy.

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The first work of any great historian has always commanded attention, and Tacitus was ancient Rome's very greatest historian. His biography of his father-in-law, governor of Britain in the years AD 77–84, is a literary masterpiece: it combines penetrating political history with gripping military narrative and throughout poses the question (still very much alive today) of how one should live.

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