Contemporary annals of Rome

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T. Richardson , London
Rome (Italy) -- Description and tr
Statementby the Roman correspondent of the "Westminster gazette" ; with preface by Monsignor Capel.
ContributionsCapel, T. J. 1836-1911.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 438 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL17964632M

The Annals was Tacitus' final work and provides a key source for modern understanding of the history of the Roman Empire from the beginning of the reign of Tiberius in AD 14 to the end of the reign of Nero, in AD Tacitus wrote the Annals in at least 16 books, but books 7–10 and parts of books 5, 6, 11 and 16 are missing.

The period covered by the Histories (written before the Annals. The Annals of Imperial Rome offers a dramatic vision of imperial Rome during roughly the first half of the first century AD. Starting with the death of Augustus, Tacitus describes how the Julio-Claudian dynasty consolidated its grip upon the empire, only to end suddenly in AD 68 with the suicide of its last representative, the emperor Nero.

Tacitus explores how increasingly decadent behavior /5(25). The Annals of Imperial Rome (Classics) New Impression Edition, Kindle Edition While certainly not the fault of either Tacitus or the contemporary editor, it is unfortunate that the book is missing vital chapters that have been lost over the centuries.

This is particularly galling because the gaps come in vital transitional years/5(95). The book begins with the last year of Augustus and the assumption of power by the new emperor Tiberius and concludes with the final years of Nero.

While certainly not the fault of either Tacitus or the contemporary editor, it is unfortunate that the book is missing vital /5(56). His last work, regarded by many as the greatest work of contemporary scholarship, Tacitus' The Annals of Imperial Rome recount with depth and insight the history of the Roman Empire during the first century A.D.

This Penguin Classics edition is translated with an introduction by Michael Grant. Tacitus' Annals of Imperial Rome recount the major. In "The Annals of Imperial Rome", his last and greatest work, Tacitus (AD cc) covers the period from AD 14, just before the death of Augustus, to the death of Nero in AD Not Contemporary annals of Rome book the passages have survived, but in those that have the depth and diversity of genius are manifest.4/5.

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Tacitus (AD ), a Roman senator and acclaimed orator, was also Rome's greatest historian. In the surviving volumes of the Annals, he examines the Roman emporers who succeeded Augustus and the imperial dynasty itself, explaining and recording the peace the Emporers brought, but also the corruption and decadence that came with it.

This remarkable work brings the Roman Empire to life through Pages: The Annals, Tacitus' final work, covers the period from the death of Augustus Caesar in 14 AD. He wrote at least sixteen books, but books 7–10 and parts of books 5, 6, 11 and 16 are missing.

Book 6 ends with the death of Tiberius and books 7 to 12 presumably covered the reigns of Caligula and : History, Silver Age of Latin. His last work, regarded by many as the greatest work of contemporary scholarship, Tacitus' The Annals of Imperial Rome recount with depth and insight the history of the Roman Empire during the first century A.D.

This Penguin Classics edition is translated with an introduction by Michael Grant. About The Annals of Imperial Rome. His last work, regarded by many as the greatest work of contemporary scholarship, Tacitus’ The Annals of Imperial Rome recount with depth and insight the history of the Roman Empire during the first century A.D.

This Penguin Classics edition is translated with an introduction by Michael Grant. : The Annals of Imperial Rome: Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.

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Annals of Imperial Rome. by Tacitus. THE LITERARY WORK. A historical narrative set in the Roman Empire from 14 CE to 68 CE; written in Latin c. SYNOPSIS. Tacitus tells the story of the first dynasty of Roman emperors, the Julio-Claudians, from the death of.

C.S. Maier, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Contemporary history refers to the history of events usually within the lifetime of the historian, although sometimes, in the European or North American context, to post or even post history.

It is usually written with the aim of providing background for current social and political issues or. The Roman historian and senator Tacitus referred to Christ, his execution by Pontius Pilate, and the existence of early Christians in Rome in his final work, Annals (written ca.

AD ), b chapter The context of the passage is the six-day Great Fire of Rome that burned much of the city in AD 64 during the reign of Roman Emperor Nero.

The passage is one of the earliest non-Christian. Tacitus' Annals is a powerful and darkly humorous examination of imperial Rome. Though his work was little read in the Roman world, it has influenced Author: Caillan Davenport.

The assigned portion of text begins in medias res. We parachute right into the middle of a meeting of the Roman senate that took place towards the end of the year 62 ().

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Tacitus’ account of it began in the previous paragraph () and continues until The set text carries on for a bit, covering the end of AD 62 and the beginning of AD 63 ( – ), before vaulting. His last work, regarded by many as the greatest work of contemporary scholarship, Tacitus' The Annals of Imperial Rome recount with depth and insight the history of the Roman Empire during the first century A.D.

This Penguin Classics edition is translated with an introduction by Michael Grant. Tacitus' Annals of Imperial Rome recount the major historical events from the years shortly before /5(13).

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This Penguin Classics edition is translated with an introduction by Michael Grant. His last work, regarded by many as the greatest work of contemporary scholarship, Tacitus' The Annals of Imperial Rome recount with depth and insight the history of the Roman Empire during the first century A.D.

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This Penguin Classics edition is translated with an introduction by Michael Grant.5/5(1). Despite Tacitus’s claim that they were written objectively, the Annals is sharply critical of the emperors’ excesses and fearful for the future of imperial Rome, while also filled with a longing for its past glories.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. The extant manuscripts of the book Antiquities of the Jews, written by the first-century Jewish historian Flavius Josephus around 93–94 AD, contain two references to Jesus of Nazareth and one reference to John the Baptist.

The first and most extensive reference to Jesus in the Antiquities, found in B states that Jesus was the Messiah and a wise teacher who was crucified by Pilate. His last work, regarded by many as the greatest work of contemporary scholarship, Tacitus' The Annals of Imperial Rome recount with depth and insight the history of the Roman Empire during the first century A.D.

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The Annals of Imperial Rome Cornelius Tacitus, Michael Grant Tacitus' Annals of Imperial Rome recount the major historical events from the years shortly before the death of. His Annals and Histories are a panorama of first century Rome, from Tiberius to Domitian.

His prose style is in the first tier of Latin writers. Tacitus presents a vivid picture of the high-water point of the Roman empire, and does not gloss over the toxic corruption and brutality of the time.

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Little is known about the origins and biography of. The outlying territories are given a partial, tantalizing record; for example, Tacitus is interested in Asia, which he governed, and in Germany, which, again from personal experience, he saw as the source of the greatest future hazards.

1 Yet he remains the heir to the traditionally centripetal view of Roman history. The emperor into whose reign he may have lived, Hadrian (A.D.

–38), was. The moral purpose and severe criticism of contemporary Rome, fallen from the virtuous vigor of the old republic, also underlies his two long works, commonly called in English the Histories (of which four books and part of a fifth survive) and the Annals (of which twelve books-Books I-VI, XI-XVI-survive).Traditionally, scholars have approached Roman sexuality using categories of sexual ethics drawn from contemporary, Western society.

In this book Dr Langlands seeks to move away from these towards a deeper understanding of the issues that mattered to the Romans themselves, and the ways in which they negotiated them, by focusing on the untranslatable concept of pudicitia (broadly meaning Author: Rebecca Langlands.

His last work, regarded by many as the greatest work of contemporary scholarship, Tacitus' The Annals of Imperial Rome recount with depth and insight the history of the Roman Empire during the first century A.D.

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