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The Agricola and Germania of Tacitus with a revised text, English notes, and maps.

P. Cornelius Tacitus

The Agricola and Germania of Tacitus with a revised text, English notes, and maps.

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

    Subjects:
  • Agricola, Gnaeus Julius, 40-93.,
  • Germanic peoples -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Alfred J. Church ... and W. J. Brodribb.
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    ContributionsChurch, Alfred John, 1829-1912, ed., Brodribb, William Jackson, 1829-1905, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6112.M3 T3 1885
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 pt. in 1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6940970M
    LC Control Number04014059
    OCLC/WorldCa3569396

    Introduction Summary and Analysis. The Agricola and The Germania is a book containing two distinctly different stories of Rome. In Agricola, Tacitus tells of the glory of one man's rise to power through military achievement, and his subsequent downfall as a result of the jealousy of the Emperor of Rome. The Agricola (Latin: De vita et moribus Iulii Agricolae, lit. About the life and character of Julius Agricola) is a book by the Roman historian Tacitus, written c 98, which recounts the life of his father-in-law Gnaeus Julius Agricola, an eminent Roman general. It also covers, briefly, the geography and ethnography of ancient Britain.   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:


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Get this from a library. The Agricola and Germania of Tacitus: with a revised text, English notes, and maps. [Cornelius Tacitus; Alfred John Church; William Jackson Brodribb].

Tacitus on Britain and Germany: A translation of the Agricola and the Germania (Penguin classics) by Tacitus, Cornelius and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Get this from a library.

The Agricola and Germania of Tacitus with a revised text, English notes, and maps. [Cornelius Tacitus; Alfred John Church; William Jackson Brodribb]. "The Agricola and The Germania" are two important historical works by Cornelius Tacitus, an ancient Roman Senator and historian.

The Agricola is a biography of the Roman general Gnaeus Julius Agricola as well as a geographic and ethnographic history of Ancient Britain/5(88).

The Agricola and Germania: With a Rev. Text, English Notes and Maps (Latin Edition) [Tacitus, Cornelius] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Agricola and Germania: With a Rev. Text, English Notes and Maps (Latin Edition)Author: Cornelius Tacitus. 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. 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(7). Book Review by Centurion-Macro. The Agricola and The Germania are the shortest works of Tacitus, and in my view his best.

Because they were designed to be orated, they are faced fast paced, active and a perfect text for the time constrained classicist. The Agricola and Germania: With a Rev. Text, English Notes and Maps (Latin Edition) Paperback: $ $ The Agricola and Germania: With a Rev.

Text, English Notes and Maps - Primary Source Edition (Latin. The Germania, written by the Roman historian Publius Cornelius Tacitus around 98 AD and originally entitled On the Origin and Situation of the Germans (Latin: De Origine et situ Germanorum), was a historical and ethnographic work on the Germanic tribes outside the Roman Empire.

2 Purpose and sources. 4 Codex Aesinas. 5 Editions and : Publius Cornelius Tacitus. Tacitus, Cornelius: The Agricola and Germania of Tacitus, with a revised text, English notes, and maps. (London, New York, Macmillan, ), also by William Jackson Brodribb and Alfred John Church (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Tacitus, Cornelius: The Agricola and Germania of Tacitus with a revised text, English notes, and maps.

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. The Agricola (Latin: De vita et moribus Iulii Agricolae, lit. On the life and character of Julius Agricola) is a book by the Roman historian Tacitus, written c. AD 98, which recounts the life of his father-in-law Gnaeus Julius Agricola, an eminent Roman general and Governor of Britain from AD 77/78 – 83/It also covers, briefly, the geography and ethnography of ancient Britain.

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 /5(70).

Agricola and Germania by Tacitus in DJVU, FB2, TXT 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 %(1K). Fifteen whole years-no small part of a mans life.-taken from us-all the most energetic have fallen to the cruelty of the emperor.

And the few that survive are no longer what we once were. Yet I find some small satisfaction in acknowledging the bondage we once suffered. Tacitus, The Agricola” ― Tacitus, The Agricola and The GermaniaCited by: 1.

From The Germany and the Agricola by Tacitus; The Oxford Translation, Revised, with Notes; The Handy Book Company: Reading, Pennsylvania; undated; pp.

GERMANY. 2 A TREATISE. THE SITUATION, MANNERS AND INHABITANTS. GERMANY. 1 [ Part 1 ] The Geography of Germany — Origin of the People of Germany — The German Hercules —. About this Book Catalog Record Details. The Agricola and Germania of Tacitus, with a revised text, English Tacitus, Cornelius.

View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain in the United States, : Tacitus, Cornelius. Get this book in print. AbeBooks; Annals of Tacitus: Translated Into English, With Notes and Maps (Classic Alfred John Church No preview available - Annals of Tacitus: Translated Into English, with Notes and Maps (Classic Alfred John Church No preview available - item 3 Agricola and Germania of Tacitus: With a Revised Text, English Notes, and Maps b - Agricola and Germania of Tacitus: With a Revised Text, English Notes, and Maps b.

$ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Guide to Preserving by Ball Blue Book. The Oxford Translation Revised, With Notes. With An Introduction by Edward Brooks, Jr. Very little is known concerning the life of Tacitus, the historian, except that which he tells us in his own writings and those incidents which are related to him by his contemporary, Pliny.

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 /5(75).

An Oxford translation of the Agricola by Tacitus. The ancient custom of transmitting to posterity the actions and manners of famous men, has not been neglected even by the present age, incurious though it be about those belonging to it, whenever any exalted and noble degree of virtue has triumphed over that false estimation of merit, and that ill-will to it, by which small and.

Germany is separated from the Galli, the Rhæti, and Pannonii, by the rivers Rhine and Danube; mountain ranges, or the fear which each feels for the other, divide it from the Sarmatæ and ere ocean girds it, embracing broad peninsulas and islands of unexplored extent, where certain tribes and kingdoms are newly known to us, revealed by war.

Author: Tacitus,Herbert W. Benario; Publisher: Hackett Publishing ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» 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.

The Germania is also biased in that Tacitus is portraying these wild tribes as `noble savages'-claiming they never lied or indulged in improper sexuality, and had no love for money or fine clothing; in all, the Germania is as much an attack on the decadence of the Romans of Tacitus' generation as it is an account of the peoples of Germany in /5(75).

The Agricola and the Germania Tacitus, James Rives (ed.), Harold Mattingly (trans.) 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.

Summary of Tacitus: Germania During the first and the second centuries, outside the borders of the Roman Empire, and occupying the area of Central Europe StudyMode - Premium and Free Essays, Term Papers & Book Notes.

The Germany and the Agricola of Tacitus by Tacitus Part 1 out of 3. homepage Eric Casteleijn and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team.

THE GERMANY AND THE AGRICOLA OF TACITUS. THE OXFORD TRANSLATION REVISED, WITH NOTES. WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY EDWARD BROOKS, JR. The portion of the fifth book which has been. Book 11 The end of book 6 has Tacitus' epitaph of Tiberius; books and a part of the beginning of book 11 are missing and thus book 11 appears to begin in medias res with Messalina pursuing Poppaea, a rival, and others.

Claudius is emperor in books 11 and 12 and Tacitus seems to lose no chance to portray him as unaware of what his wives are. From The Germany and the Agricola by Tacitus; The Oxford Translation, Revised, with Notes; The Handy Book Company: Reading, Pennsylvania; undated; pp.

THE. LIFE OF CNÆUS JULIUS AGRICOLA. By Cornelius Tacitus [Contents] PART 1. Editor’s Preface — Apology for Writing the Life — Retrospect — A New Freedom — Birth of Agricola — In Britain.

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 was a Roman historian who is author of this source. It is his own personal account on the Germanic peoples everyday lives.

Based on Tacitus’ account, he criticizes Roman customs by contrasting them with those of the Germans, also referred to as barbarians. The Germany and the Agricola of Tacitus: The Oxford Translation, Revised With Notes by Cornelius Tacitus.

Project Gutenberg Release # Select author names above for additional information and titles. Loeb: Tacitus: Agricola; Germania; Dialogus by Tacitus and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Tacitus: I, Agricola Germania Dialogus Loeb Classical Library by Tacitus - AbeBooks.

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(68).

The Annals - 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 The Annals. 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 Reviews:. Tacitus (Cornelius), famous Roman historian, was born in 55, 56 or 57 CE and lived to about He became an orator, married in 77 a daughter of Julius Agricola before Agricola went to Britain, was quaestor in 81 or 82, a senator under the Flavian emperors, and a praetor in Tacitus: Germania Tacitus, an important Roman historian, wrote the most detailed early description of the Germans at then end of the first century CE.

In doing so, be warned, he was commenting on the Rome of his own time, as much as on the German themselves Chapter 1 Geography of Germany.

"The various peoples of Germany are separated from the File Size: 21KB.The Annals of Imperial Rome - 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 The Annals of Imperial Rome/5(11).