The Agricola and Germania

The Agricola and Germania
Author: Cornelius Tacitus
Release: 1893
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 177
ISBN: STANFORD:36105049270361
Language: en
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Agricola and Germany

Agricola and Germany
Author: Cornelius Tacitus
Release: 2009-03-26
Editor: Oxford University Press
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9780199539260
Language: en
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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 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 earlier. Germany provides an account of Rome's most dangerous enemies, the Germans, and is the only surviving example of an ethnographic study from the ancient world. Each book in its way has had immense influence on our perception of Rome and the northern barbarians. This edition reflects recent research in Roman-British and Roman-German history and includes newly discovered evidence on Tacitus' early career. About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

The Agricola and Germania

The Agricola and Germania
Author: Cornelius Tacitus
Release: 1906
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 177
ISBN: PRNC:32101025872761
Language: la
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Agricola and Germania

Agricola and Germania
Author: Tacitus
Release: 1894
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 98
ISBN: NYPL:33433082316054
Language: en
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Undeniably one of Rome's most important historians, Tacitus was also one of its most gifted. Ideal for college students, this newly revised edition of two seminal works on Imperial Rome is now available.

Agricola and Germania

Agricola and Germania
Author: Tacitus
Release: 2010-01-07
Editor: Penguin UK
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9780141961545
Language: en
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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 undermined by Boudicca's revolt in AD 61 but consolidated by campaigns that took Agricola as far as Anglesey and northern Scotland. The warlike German tribes are the focus of Tacitus' attention in the Germania, which, like the Agricola, often compares the behaviour of 'barbarian' peoples favourably with the decadence and corruption of Imperial Rome.

The Germania and Agricola of Caius Cornelius Tacitus

The Germania and Agricola of Caius Cornelius Tacitus
Author: Cornelius Tacitus
Release: 1869
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 193
ISBN: NYPL:33433074385786
Language: la
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Tacitus on Britain and Germany

Tacitus on Britain and Germany
Author: Cornelius Tacitus
Release: 1965
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 175
ISBN: STANFORD:36105002562192
Language: en
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A Most Dangerous Book Tacitus s Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich

A Most Dangerous Book  Tacitus s Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich
Author: Christopher B. Krebs
Release: 2011-08-15
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780393062960
Language: en
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“A model of popular intellectual history. . . . In every way, ?A Most Dangerous Book is a most brilliant achievement.”—Washington Post When the Roman historian Tacitus wrote the Germania, a none-too-flattering little book about the ancient Germans, he could not have foreseen that centuries later the Nazis would extol it as “a bible” and vow to resurrect Germany on its grounds. But the Germania inspired—and polarized—readers long before the rise of the Third Reich. In this elegant and captivating history, Christopher B. Krebs, a professor of classics at Harvard University, traces the wide-ranging influence of the Germania, revealing how an ancient text rose to take its place among the most dangerous books in the world.

Agricola and Germany

Agricola and Germany
Author: Tacitus
Release: 1999-03-04
Editor: Oxford Paperbacks
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9780191605291
Language: en
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Cornelius Tacitus, Rome's greatest historian, was inspired to take up his pen when the assassination of Domitian ended `fifteen years of enforced silence'. Agricola is the biography of his late father-in-law and an account of Roman Britain. Germania gives insight into Rome's most dangerous enemies, the Germans, and is the only surviving specimen from the ancient world of an ethnographic study. Each in its way has had immense influence on our perception of Rome and the northern `barbarians' and the edition reflects recent research in Roman-British and Roman-German history. - ;`Long may the barbarians continue, I pray, if not to love us, at least to hate one another.' Cornelius Tacitus, Rome's greatest historian and the last great writer of classical Latin prose, produced his first two books in AD 98. He was inspired to take up his pen when the assassination of Domitian ended `fifteen years of enforced silence'. The first products were brief: the biography of his late father-in-law Julius Agricola and an account of Rome's most dangerous enemies, the Germans. Since Agricola's claim to fame was that as governor for seven years he had completed the conquest of Britain, begun four decades earlier, much of the first work is devoted to Britain and its people. The second is the only surviving specimen from the ancient world of an ethnographic study. Each in its way has had immense influence on our perception of Rome and the northern `barbarians'. This edition reflects recent research in Roman-British and Roman-German history and includes newly discovered evidence on Tacitus' early career. -

Tacitus Agricola and Germania

Tacitus Agricola and Germania
Author: Cornelius Tacitus
Release: 1894
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 175
ISBN: WISC:89056778665
Language: la
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Agricola Germany and Dialogue on Orators

Agricola  Germany  and Dialogue on Orators
Author: Cornelius Tacitus,Herbert W. Benario
Release: 2006
Editor: Hackett Publishing
Pages: 152
ISBN: 0872208117
Language: en
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A reprint of the University of Oklahoma Press edition of 1991 Eminent scholar and translator, Herbert W. Benario, provides a faithful, readable translation of these works, introductory essays, chapter summaries, and notes. A bibliography, maps, and an index are included.

The Germany and the Agricola of Tacitus

The Germany and the Agricola of Tacitus
Author: Cornelius Tacitus
Release: 1897
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 132
ISBN: HARVARD:HN6GXS
Language: en
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The Agricola and Germania of Tacitus with a Revised Text English Notes and Maps

The Agricola and Germania of Tacitus with a Revised Text  English Notes  and Maps
Author: Cornelius Tacitus
Release: 1869
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: OSU:32435031549249
Language: en
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Agricola and Germania

Agricola and Germania
Author: Cornelius Tacitus
Release: 1900
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 295
ISBN: STANFORD:36105045034811
Language: la
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The Agricola and Germania

The Agricola and Germania
Author: Cornelius Tacitus
Release: 1893
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 177
ISBN: HARVARD:HN1DLC
Language: en
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The Agricola and Germania of Cornelius Tacitus

The Agricola and Germania of Cornelius Tacitus
Author: Cornelius Tacitus
Release: 1885
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 77
ISBN: UCAL:$B639881
Language: en
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The Agricola and Germania of Tacitus

The Agricola and Germania of Tacitus
Author: Alfred J. Brodribb, W.J. Church
Release: 2020-09-22
Editor: BoD – Books on Demand
Pages: 232
ISBN: 9783752501636
Language: en
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Reprint of the original, first published in 1869.

Tacitus on Britain and Germany

Tacitus on Britain and Germany
Author: Cornelius Tacitus
Release: 1969
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 175
ISBN: OCLC:749500873
Language: en
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The Life of Agricola and The Germania

The Life of Agricola and The Germania
Author: Cornelius Tacitus
Release: 1913
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 173
ISBN: HARVARD:32044014454870
Language: en
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Tacitus Dialogus Agricola and Germania

Tacitus Dialogus  Agricola  and Germania
Author: Cornelius Tacitus
Release: 1908
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 143
ISBN: UOM:39015000587017
Language: en
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