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A spouse to Tacitus brings a lot wanted readability and accessibility to the notoriously tough language and but integral old debts of Tacitus. The better half presents either a huge advent and showcases new theoretical techniques that improve our knowing of this complicated author.

  • Tacitus is likely one of the most crucial Roman historians of his time, in addition to a very good literary stylist, whose paintings is characterised by means of his philosophy of human nature
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  • Showcases new theoretical methods that enhance our figuring out of this complicated author
  • Clarifies and explains the notoriously tricky language of Tacitus
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Winterbottom, M. and R. M. Ogilvie, eds. 1975. Cornelii Taciti Opera Minora. Oxford. 2 The Agricola Dylan Sailor In 98 CE, Tacitus published his first known work, On the Life of Cn. Julius Agricola (Ogilvie and Richmond 1967, 1–11, 86), a biography of his fatherin-law. This piece, thirty or so pages long in print, illuminates a range of questions: the biography of its subject; the biography and literary career of its author; the political and cultural conditions of the new regime of Nerva and Trajan; and the history of the genre of biography, of the Flavian era, of Roman Britain, and of Roman thought about their empire.

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