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Histories. Book I

Author: Cornelius Tacitus; Cynthia Damon
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series: Cambridge Greek and Latin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
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Tacitus, Cornelius.
Histories. Book I.
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)607021817
Named Person: Servius Sulpicius Galba, Emperor of Rome; Aulus Vitellius, Emperor of Rome; Servius Sulpicius Galba, Emperor of Rome; Aulus Vitellius, Emperor of Rome
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cornelius Tacitus; Cynthia Damon
ISBN: 0521570727 9780521570725 0521578221 9780521578226
OCLC Number: 50143370
Language Note: Text in Latin; commentary in English.
Description: xiii, 324 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The Senator --
The Orator --
The Writer: Agricola, Germania, Dialogus --
The Historian --
Cura posteritatis --
Ratio causaeque --
Exampla --
Chronology --
Deinosis --
Elevation --
Diction --
Metaphor --
Sententiae --
Appendix sentences --
Variatio --
Histories I --
The Sources --
The Parallel tradition --
The text --
Corneli Taciti historiarvm liber primvs --
Commentary --
Appendices --
Parallel passages showing strong verbal similarities --
Epigrams and sententiae --
Notes pertaining to parallel incidents reported under two or more principes --
Notes illustrating differences between Histories I and the parallel tradition.
Series Title: Cambridge Greek and Latin classics.
Other Titles: Historiae.
Responsibility: Tacitus ; edited by Cynthia Damon.
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