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Description - The Annals of Tacitus: Volume 1, Annals 1.1-54 by Cornelius Tacitus

The first in a four-volume edition of Tacitus Annals 1-6. The Annals are Tacitus' brilliant account of Roman imperial history from the death of Augustus to the death of Nero. Books 1-6 describe the reign of Tiberius. Professor Goodyear's introduction to the series deals concisely with the background to the Annals. He outlines the history of Tacitean scholarship to the present day and shows how Tacitus' historical judgements were sometimes distorted by his preoccupations with style and with the moral function of historical writing. The commentary attends equally to literary, historical and textual questions. There are several appendixes on topics of more specialized interest.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521609319
ISBN-10: 0521609313
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 21mm)
Pages: 380
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 20-Jan-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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