'Long may the barbarians continue, I pray, if not to love us, at least to hate one another.' Cornelius Tacitus, Rome's greatest historian and the last great writer of classical Latin prose, produced his first two books in AD 98. He was inspired to take up his pen when the assassination of Domitian ended 'fifteen years of enforced silence'. The first products were brief: the biography of his late father-in-law Julius Agricola and an account of Rome's most dangerous enemies, the Germans. Since Agricola's claim to fame was ...

Agricola and Germany 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199539260

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Agricola and Germany 1999, Oxford Paperbacks, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780192833006

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