The Annals of Tacitus: Book 3

The Annals of Tacitus: Book 3

by Tacitus
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521609461

ISBN-13: 9780521609463

Pub. Date: 06/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The Annals of Tacitus, which chronicle the years AD 14-68, are arguably the greatest work of the greatest Roman historian. Book 3 of The Annals covers the years AD 20-22, a period including the trial of Calpurnius Piso for treason and the alleged murder of Germanicus. The editors are the first to compare a recently discovered record of this trial with Tacitus'

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The Annals of Tacitus, which chronicle the years AD 14-68, are arguably the greatest work of the greatest Roman historian. Book 3 of The Annals covers the years AD 20-22, a period including the trial of Calpurnius Piso for treason and the alleged murder of Germanicus. The editors are the first to compare a recently discovered record of this trial with Tacitus' narrative of the same events. Throughout the volume attention is paid to literary matters, and textual. linguistic and historical issues are treated fully.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521609463
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2004
Series:
Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries Series, #32
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
536
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction; Text; Commentary; Indexes.

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