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The annals : the reigns of Tiberius, Claudius, and Nero

Author: Cornelius Tacitus; John Yardley; Anthony Barrett
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
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The Annals is a gripping account of the Roman emperors Tiberius, Claudius, and Nero and the brutality that marked their reigns. Tacitus deplores their depravity, proof of the corrupting force of absolute power. J.C. Yardley's vivid and accurate translation is complemented by a thorough introduction and notes. - ;'He was atrocious in his brutality, but his lechery was kept hidden ... In the end, he erupted into an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tacitus, Cornelius.
Annals.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2008298025
(OCoLC)180753593
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cornelius Tacitus; John Yardley; Anthony Barrett
ISBN: 9780191539855 0191539856 1281769878 9781281769879
OCLC Number: 319069967
Language Note: Translated from the Latin.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxv, 546 pages) : maps.
Contents: Contents; Abbreviations; Introduction; Note on the Text and Translation; Select Bibliography; Chronology of Significant Events; Map of the Roman Empire in the Julio-Claudian Period; THE ANNALS; Appendix 1: List of Variations from the Teubner Text; Appendix 2: The Julio-Claudian Family Tree; Explanatory Notes; Glossary of Roman Terms; Glossary of Peoples and Places; Index.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Annales.
Responsibility: Tacitus ; translated by J.C. Yardley ; with an introduction and notes by Anthony A. Barrett.
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