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Published by Macmillan and co., limited, The Macmillan company in London, New York .
Written in English

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StatementWith introduction and notes by A.D. Godley ...
Series[Macmillan"s] classical series [for colleges & schools]
ContributionsGodley, A. D. 1856-1925.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
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Open LibraryOL23304145M

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The histories is an extremely chaotic book both in content and narration. Tacitus constantly switches back and forth between events. Sometimes this change can be quite unforgiving and without the footnotes I would have probably struggled to notice the change (especially for the   The Histories By Tacitus Book V: A.D. 70 Early in this year Titus Caesar, who had been selected by his father to complete the subjugation of Judaea, and who had gained distinction as a soldier while both were still subjects, began to rise in power and reputation, This is a book that is nearly two thousand years old. It survived the destruction of the Roman Empire and the Dark Ages. "The Histories" survived because it is so well written. While listening to this book, I was often times taken a back by the sheer power of Tacitus'  › Books › History › Ancient Civilizations. The book was written by Tacitus and I think it is important to know about the author to rate this book. Tacitus lived around AD and is known to be the governor of Asia. He also held other political offices. It is believed that this book is only a third of the original work written by him and unfortunately the other 2/3 has not ://

  Book Five () of The Histories by Tacitus. the beginning of the same year Titus Caesar, who had been selected by his father to complete the conquest of Judaea and already enjoyed a reputation as a general when Vespasian and he began to be talked of, received added support and recognition, as provinces and armies vied in displaying their   1 []. In a distant part of the world fortune was now preparing the origin and rise of a new dynasty, whose varied destinies brought happiness or misery on the State, prosperity or destruction on the Princes of its ://(Tacitus)/Book_2.   The Histories by Publius Cornelius Tacitus. Internet ASCII The Modern Library edition of Church and Brodribb's text, published under the title of The Complete Works of Tacitus, , included paragraph indexing. These were added to the Internet ASCII source, along with HTML links, to aid in cross referencing the text. Book 3 - (September   1 []. When Vitellius was dead, the war had indeed come to an end, but peace had yet to begin. Sword in hand, throughout the capital, the conquerors hunted down the (Tacitus)/Book_4.

THE HISTORIES is an account of the years 69 and 70 A.D., covering the Year of the Four Emperors, the tumultuous period after the death of Nero when several claimants to the Roman Imperium briefly held power. This invaluable source of Roman history probably originally included accounts of the Book I The Histories of Tacitus Book I. I. I begin my work with the second consulship of Servius Galba, when Titus Vinius was his colleague. 1 Many historians have treated of the earlier period of eight hundred and twenty years from the founding of Rome, and while dealing with the Republic they have written with equal eloquence and freedom. 2 But after the battle of Actium, when the interests   Tacitus - Tacitus - The Histories and the Annals: The Historiae began at January 1, 69, with Galba in power and proceeded to the death of Domitian, in The work contained 12 or 14 books (it is known only that the Histories and Annals, both now incomplete, totaled 30 books). To judge from the younger Pliny’s references, several books were ready by , the writing well advanced by , and The Histories (Latin: Historiae) is a work by Tacitus, written at around the turn of the first century gh written before The Annals, it covers a later period, in its original form chronicling the Roman Empire from 69 to 96 CE, years which largely coincided with the Flavian dynasty of Vespasian, Titus and Domitian.. Only the first four books and a part of the fifth survive, but their