The Agricola and The Germania Tacitus

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The Agricola and The Germania  by  Tacitus

The Agricola and The Germania by Tacitus
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The portrait of Tacitus father-in-law, Agricola, is a eulogistic description of the career of the famous governor of Roman Britain, and it contains the first detailed account of the British Isles. In the Germania Tacitus examines the life andMoreThe portrait of Tacitus father-in-law, Agricola, is a eulogistic description of the career of the famous governor of Roman Britain, and it contains the first detailed account of the British Isles. In the Germania Tacitus examines the life and customs of the war-like German tribes, often comparing them favourably with the decadence of Imperial Rome.

Hailed as a golden book , the Germania is certainly the best of its kind in antiquity.This volume contains Harold Mattinglys widely respected introduction and translation of perhaps the greatest stylist of the Roman Empire.



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