Germania

Germania

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by Tacitus
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0199240000

ISBN-13: 9780199240005

Pub. Date: 09/28/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The Germania of Tacitus is the most extensive account of the ancient Germans written during the Roman period. This new translation, introduction, and commentary provides an up-to-date guide to the relevant literary and archaeological evidence, and discusses the methodological issues involved in understanding this important historical source.

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The Germania of Tacitus is the most extensive account of the ancient Germans written during the Roman period. This new translation, introduction, and commentary provides an up-to-date guide to the relevant literary and archaeological evidence, and discusses the methodological issues involved in understanding this important historical source.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199240005
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Series:
Clarendon Ancient History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
1,217,776
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations and Conventions ix
Note on the Map xi
Map
xii
INTRODUCTION 1(76)
The Ancient Germans
1(10)
The Ethnographic Tradition
11(10)
The Discovery of the Germani
21(6)
Roman Interaction with the Germani
27(8)
Roman Writers on thee Germani
35(7)
Tacitus and his Works
42(6)
The Purpose of the Germania
48(8)
The Reliability of the Germania
56(10)
The History and Influence of the Germania
66(11)
Note on the Text
76(1)
TRANSLATION 77(22)
COMMENTARY 99(230)
References 329(12)
Index 341

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