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The annals of imperial Rome

Author: Cornelius Tacitus; Michael Grant
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2005.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : English
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[This book] recount[s] the major historical events from the years shortly before the death of Augustus to the death of Nero in A.D. 68. [The author] describes the reign of terror under the corrupt Tiberius, the great fire of Rome during the time of Nero and the wars, poisonings, scandals, conspiracies and murders that were part of imperial life.-Back cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Cornelius Tacitus; Michael Grant
OCLC Number: 61197691
Notes: Originally published: London ; New York : Penguin Books, ©1996. Rev. ed.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 3/4 in.
Contents: Life and works of Tacitus; What Tacitus inherited; Tacitus on empire and emperors; Tacitus and the world; The style of Tacitus, translator's note --
Tiberius: From Augustus to Tiberius; Mutiny on the frontiers; War with the Germans; First treason trials; Death of Germanicus; Tiberius and the senate; Partner of my labours; Reign of terror --
Claudius and Nero: Fall of Messalina; Mother of Nero; Fall of Agrippina; Nero and his helpers; Eastern settlement; Burning of Rome; The plot; Innocent victims.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Annales.
Responsibility: Tacitus ; translated with an introduction by Michael Grant.

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[This book] recount[s] the major historical events from the years shortly before the death of Augustus to the death of Nero in A.D. 68. [The author] describes the reign of terror under the corrupt Tiberius, the great fire of Rome during the time of Nero and the wars, poisonings, scandals, conspiracies and murders that were part of imperial life.-Back cover.

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