Tacitus' Annals is the central historical source for first-century C.E. Rome. It is prized by historians since it provides the best narrative material for the reigns of Tiberius, Claudius, and Nero, as well as a probing analysis of the imperial system of government. But the Annals should be seen as far more than an historical source, a mere mine for the reconstruction of the facts of Roman history. While the Annals is a superb work of history, it has also become a central text in the western literary, political, and ...

Tacitus' Annals 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195151930

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Tacitus' Annals 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

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