Tacitus: Histories, Book I

Tacitus: Histories, Book I

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by Tacitus, Cynthia Damon, P. E. Easterling, Cornelius Tacitus
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521578221

ISBN-13: 9780521578226

Pub. Date: 01/20/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

As the first historical work by Rome's greatest historian, the Histories hold a crucial place in the study of Latin literature. Book I covers the beginning of the infamous "Year of the Four Emperors" (69 c.e.), which brought imperial Rome to the brink of destruction after the demise of the Julio-Claudian dynasty. Its account of the ensuing power struggles is

Overview

As the first historical work by Rome's greatest historian, the Histories hold a crucial place in the study of Latin literature. Book I covers the beginning of the infamous "Year of the Four Emperors" (69 c.e.), which brought imperial Rome to the brink of destruction after the demise of the Julio-Claudian dynasty. Its account of the ensuing power struggles is unmatched for detail and interest. This edition includes the Latin text and provides a complete commentary accessible to students of intermediate level as well as an extensive introduction discussing historical, literary and stylistic issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521578226
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/20/2003
Series:
Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
4.84(w) x 7.32(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; CORNELI TACITI HISTORIARVM LIBER PRIMVS; Commentary; Appendices.

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