Tacitus: Annals XIV: A Companion to the Penguin Translation

Tacitus: Annals XIV: A Companion to the Penguin Translation

by Tacitus
     
 

This companion to the Penguin translation of Tacitus' book XIV provides commentary on an important period of Roman history, the years 59-62 AD when Nero was freed (mainly by murder) from the restraints imposed by Agrippina, Burrus and Octavia. The commentary pays special attention to Tacitus' use of stylistic devices to emphasis important events and traits of

Overview

This companion to the Penguin translation of Tacitus' book XIV provides commentary on an important period of Roman history, the years 59-62 AD when Nero was freed (mainly by murder) from the restraints imposed by Agrippina, Burrus and Octavia. The commentary pays special attention to Tacitus' use of stylistic devices to emphasis important events and traits of personality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780862922382
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
03/31/2011
Series:
Classical Studies Series
Pages:
100
Product dimensions:
4.42(w) x 5.38(h) x 0.15(d)

Meet the Author

The late Norma Miller was Reader in Classics, Royal Holloway College, University of London.

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