The Annals of Imperial Rome
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  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
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  • History: World,
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ContributionsAlfred J. Church (Translator), William Jackson Brodbribb (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8490209M
ISBN 101420926683
ISBN 109781420926682

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Feb 19,  · In The Annals of Imperial Rome, the Roman historian Tacitus offers a dramatic vision of imperial Rome during roughly the first half of the first century AD. Starting with the death of Augustus, the first emperor of Rome, in AD 14, he describes how the Julio-Claudian dynasty consolidated its grip upon the empire, only to end suddenly in AD 68 /5. Tacitus' Annals of Imperial Rome recount the major historical events from the years shortly before the death of Augustus up to the death of Nero in AD /5(8). The Annals (Latin: Annales) by Roman historian and senator Tacitus is a history of the Roman Empire from the reign of Tiberius to that of Nero, the years AD 14– The Annals are an important source for modern understanding of the history of the Roman Empire during the 1st century AD; it is Tacitus' final work, and modern historians generally consider it his greatest writing. 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.

The Annals By Tacitus Written A.C.E. Translated by Alfred John Church and William Jackson Brodribb. The Annals has been divided into the following sections: Book I [k] Book II [k] Book III [k] Book IV [k] Book V [22k] Book VI [k] Book XI [69k] Book XII [k] Book XIII [k] Book XIV [k]. Complete summary of Tacitus' Annals. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Annals. also a compassionate evaluation of the horrors of imperial in book 4, the writer. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Annals of Imperial Rome (Penguin Classics) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(56). Sep 25,  · Buy The Annals of Imperial Rome (Classics) New Impression by Tacitus, Michael Grant (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(36).

Rome at the beginning was ruled by kings. Freedom and the consulship were established by Lucius Brutus. Dictatorships were held for a temporary crisis. The power of the decemvirs did not last beyond two years, nor was the consular jurisdiction of the military tribunes of long duration. 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. Possible ex library copy, thatâ ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be Range: $ - $ Jan 01,  · I read this book for a graduate course in Roman history. It is an indispensable primary source for students of Roman history. On the first page of his Annals of Imperial Rome, Tacitus wrote that Octavian "seduced the army with bonuses, and his cheap food policy was successful bait for civilians."Cited by: 9. Cornelius Tacitus, The Annals Alfred John Church, William Jackson Brodribb, Ed. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. Od. ", "denarius") BOOK 1 BOOK II BOOK III BOOK IV BOOK V BOOK VI Book XI BOOK XII BOOK XIII BOOK XIV BOOK XV BOOK XVI chapter: chapter 1 chapter 2 ROME at the beginning was ruled by kings. Freedom and the consulship were established.