"The first writer in the world, without a single exception," declared Thomas Jefferson of Tacitus. The ancient historian wrote this vital chronicle of Imperial Rome as he witnessed the great civilization's decline. It spans A.D. 14-68, painting incisive psychological portraits of the era's major figures, from Tiberius to Nero.
This vital chronicle of Imperial Rome, written by the era's great historian, spans A.D. 14-68 and paints incisive psychological portraits of major figures, from Tiberius to Nero.
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