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The Agricola and Germany of Tacitus

P. Cornelius Tacitus

The Agricola and Germany of Tacitus

by P. Cornelius Tacitus

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Published by Macmillan and Co. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated into English by Alfred John Church and William Jackson Brodribb.
ContributionsBrodribb, William Jackson, 1829-1905., Church, Alfred John, 1829-1912.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 205 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15549520M

Agricola and Germany by Tacitus in DJVU, DOC, RTF download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader! All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%().   A reprint of the University of Oklahoma Press edition of This volume provides three short works of Tacitus: Agricola--the fullest ancient account of Rome's conquest of Britain and of the public career of a senator in the service of a Roman emperor--Germany, a valuable source on the ancient land and its people, and Dialogue on Orators, an examination in the tradition of Cicero's.

  Germany and Agricola by Gaius Cornelius Tacitus. Paperback $ Ship This Item Annalium Libri I et II by Cornelius Tacitus. This book is a reproduction of the original book published in and may have some imperfections such as marks or hand-written : Gaius Cornelius Tacitus. Agricola and Germany (Oxford World's Classics) Tacitus Cornelius Tacitus, Rome's greatest historian and the last great writer of classical Latin prose, produced his first two books in AD 98, after the assination of the Emperor Domitian ended fifteen years of enforced silence.

  Tacitus is a Roman Historian. He wrote some books. One is named Agricola. He wrote about Britain and its islands. The Link to the full book is here. The Agricola is both a portrait of Julius Agricola - the most famous governor of Roman Britain and Tacitus' well-loved and respected father-in-law - and the first detailed account of Britain that has come down to us. It offers fascinating descriptions of the geography, climate and peoples of the country, and a succinct account of the early stages of the Roman occupation, nearly fatally /5(73).


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Much of Agricola, which is the biography of Tacitus' late father-in-law Julius Agricola, is devoted to Britain and its people, since Agricola's claim to fame was that as governor for seven years he had completed the conquest of Britain, begun four decades by: 1.

Tacitus is most famous for his Histories and Annals, but three of his shorter works also Agricola and Germania are his first books, published in AD Agricola The Agricola is a short biography of Tacitus father-in-law.

Gnaeus Julius Agricola served as governor of Britain from and conquered much of Wales, northern England, and even Scotland.4/5. Agricola and Germania are two of Roman Historian Tacitus' most famous works. In this book you can read both of his fine works. Agricola is the story of Tacitus' father-in-law, a Roman officer that was involved in the conquest of Britain/5(93).

Agricola and Germany - Ebook written by Tacitus. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Agricola and Germany.5/5(1).

The SUMMARY. THE Forces of Vespasian, at the instigation of Antonius Primus and under his leading, arrive in Italy.

Military transactions in several places, and some light encounters. The Fleet at Ravenna revolts to Vespasian. Cæcina discovers his treasonable purposes, but is seized and imprisoned by his own soldiers.

The battle at Bedriacum; the army of Vitellius overthrown, yet. Cornelius Tacitus, Rome's greatest historian and the last great writer of classical Latin prose, produced his first two books in AD 98, after the assination of the Emperor Domitian ended fifteen years of enforced silence.

Much of Agricola, which is the biography of Tacitus' late Price: $ Read this book on Questia. Read the full-text online edition of Agricola: And Germany ().

Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Much of Agricola, which is the biography of Tacitus' late father-in-law Julius Agricola, is devoted to Britain and its people, since Agricola's claim to fame was that as governor for seven years he had. Tacitus, the Agricola and Germania by Tacitus, Cornelius; Tacitus, Cornelius.

Publication date Publisher London: Methuen & Co. Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language English. Addeddate Pages: The Agricola and the Germania, by Cornelius Tacitus, serves two purposes as a historical document.

First, the book serves to pay tribute to one of the greatest commanders over Britain in Roman history, that of Commander Agricola. Due to his status as Agricola's son-in-law, Tacitus tells the story of. This book contains a pair of early works by the great Roman historian Tacitus.

Agricola is an homage to the historian's father-in-law, a Roman governor in Britain during the 1st century A.D. Germania describes the German people and their culture during the same author's admiration for his late father-in-law is manifest in by: Full text of "Tacitus, the Agricola and Germania" See other formats.

I am not a scholar of Tacitus or Roman literature. I read this book specifically for 'Germany', in which Tacitus provides a valuable overview of the culture and origin of Germany in Roman times.

Agricola is an obituary of sorts for Tacitus' father in law. In it he describes Agricola's conquest of Britain and his death.4/5. Tacitus: Agricola Book 1 [10] For, after all, what a mere handful of soldiers has crossed over, if we Britons look at our own numbers.

Germany did thus actually shake off the yoke, and yet its defence was a river, not the ocean. With us, fatherland, wives, parents, are the motives to war; with them, only greed and profligacy.

Buy Agricola and Germany (Oxford World's Classics) Reissue by Tacitus, Birley, Anthony (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: Agricola’s young son died, “a grievous personal loss” that Agricola assuaged in a properly manly manner, according to Tacitus, by waging war (70).

With the help of Britanni loyal to Rome, Agricola’s troops reached Mons Graupius, which was already occupied by Rome’s enemies, who finally managed to cooperate to repel their common threat. The Agricola is both a portrait of Julius Agricola-the most famous governor of Roman Britain and Tacitus's respected father-in-law-and the first known detailed portrayal of the British Isles.

In the Germania, Tacitus focuses on the warlike German tribes beyond the Rhine, often comparing the behavior of "barbarian" peoples favorably with the.

Tacitus' Agricola and Germania are among the two most-cited sources on Roman Britain and on the ancient Germans, respectively, and anyone with an interest in the Classical World should have a Reviews: Page 89 - For my own part, I agree with those who think that the tribes of Germany are free from all taint of intermarriages with foreign nations, and that they appear as a distinct, unmixed race, like none but themselves.

Hence, too, the same physical peculiarities throughout so vast a population. All have fierce blue eyes, red hair, huge frames, fit only for a sudden exertion.

Tacitus, Cornelius, Title: The Germany and the Agricola of Tacitus Language: English: LoC Class: PA: Language and Literatures: Classical Languages and Literature: Subject: Agricola, Gnaeus Julius, Subject: Germanic peoples -- Early works to Subject: Statesmen -- Rome -- Biography -- Early works to Category: Text: EBook.

Tacitus on Britain and Germany: A translation of the Agricola and the Germania (Penguin classics) by Cornelius Tacitus and a great selection of related books, art. In Tacitus: First literary works origine et situ Germanorum (the Germania), both reflecting his personal Agricola is a biographical account of his father-in-law’s career, with special reference to the governorship of Britain (78–84) and the later years under Domitian.

It is laudatory yet circumstantial in its description, and it gives a balanced political.Cornelius Tacitus, Rome's greatest historian and the last great writer of classical Latin prose, produced his first two books in AD 98, after the assination of the Emperor Domitian ended fifteen years of .Author: Cornelius Tacitus,J.

B. Rives; Publisher: Oxford University Press ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The Germania of Tacitus is the most extensive account of the ancient Germans written during the Roman period, but has been relatively neglected in the scholarship of the English-speaking world: the last commentary appeared inand only a handful.