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The annals of imperial Rome

Author: Cornelius Tacitus; Michael Grant
Publisher: Harmondsworth [England] : Penguin Books, 1973.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Recounts the major historical events from the years shortly before the death of Augustus up to the death of Nero in AD 68. The author describes the reign of terror under the corrupt Tiberius, the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cornelius Tacitus; Michael Grant
ISBN: 0140440607 9780140440607
OCLC Number: 1014370
Description: 455 pages : genealogical tables, maps ; 18 cm.
Contents: Introduction (1. The life and works of Tacitus ; 2. What Tacitus inherited ; 3. Tacitus on empire and emperors ; 4. Tacitus and the world ; 5. The style of Tacitus: translator's note) --
Part one: Tiberius (1. From Augustus to Tiberius (1.1-15) ; 2. Mutiny on the frontiers (1.16-49) ; 3. War with the Germans (1.49 --
2.26) ; 4. The first treason trials (2.27-52) ; 5. The death of Germanicus (2.53-3.19) ; Tiberius and the Senate (3.19-76) ; 7.'Partner of my labours' (4, 5) ; 8. The reign of terror (6)) --
Part two: Claudius and Nero (9. The fall of Messalina (11) ; 10. The mother of Nero (12) ; 11. The fall of Agrippina (13.1-14.13) ; 12. Nero and his helpers (14.14-65) ; 13. Eastern settlement (15.1-32) ; 14. The burning of Rome (15.32-47) ; 15. The plot (15.48-74) --
16. Innocent victims (16)).
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Annales.
Responsibility: translated with an introduction by Michael Grant.
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