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The Annals of Imperial Rome (Penguin Classics)

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Synopsis:

"The Annals of Imperial Rome" recount the major historical events from the years shortly before the death of Augustus to the death of Nero in AD 68. Michael Grant's introduction discusses the life and works of Tacitus and the historical context of the "Annals".

Table of Contents

The Annals of Imperial Rome Translator's Introduction

1. The Life and Works of Tacitus

2. What Tacitus Inherited

3. Tacitus on Empire and Emporers

4. Tacitus and the World

5. The Style of Tacitus: Translator's Note

Imperial Rome

Part One: Tiberius

1. From Augustus to Tiberius (Bk, I. 1-15)

2. Mutiny on the Frontiers (I. 16-49)

3. War with the Germans (I. 49-II. 26)

4. The First Treason (II. 27-52)

5. The Death of Germanicus (II. 52-III. 19)

6. Tiberius and the Senate (III. 19-76)

7. Partner of My Labours (IV, V) 8. The Reign of Terror (VI)

Part Two: Claudius and Nero

9. The Fall of Messalina (XI)

10. The Mother of Nero (XII)

11. The Fall of Agrippina (XIII, I-XIV. 13)

12. Nero and his Helpers (XIV. 14-65)

13. Eastern Settlement (XV. 1-32)

14. The Burning of Rome (XV. 32-47)

15. The Plot (XV. 48-74)

16. Innocent Victims (XVI)

List of Roman Emporers

Lists of Some Eastern Monarchs

Key to Technical Terms

Key to Place-Names

Genealogical Tables

Further Reading

index of Personal Names

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140440607
Author:
Tacitus
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Translator:
Grant, Michael
Author:
Damon, Cynthia
Author:
Tacitus, Cornelius
Author:
Tacitus, Cornelius Annales B.
Author:
Grant, Michael
Location:
London
Subject:
History
Subject:
Ancient - Rome
Subject:
Rome
Subject:
Hastcry
Subject:
Rome History The five Julii, 30 B.C.-68 A.D.
Subject:
Rome - History - Julio-Claudians, 30 B.C.-
Subject:
World History-Ancient Near East
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Penguin Classics
Series Volume:
16]
Publication Date:
19560631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
7.94x5.04x.81 in. .70 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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