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By Victoria Emma Pagán

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A significant other to Tacitus brings a lot wanted readability and accessibility to the notoriously tough language and but critical historic bills of Tacitus. The spouse presents either a huge creation and showcases new theoretical methods that enhance our realizing of this complicated author.

  • Tacitus is among the most vital Roman historians of his time, in addition to a superb literary stylist, whose paintings is characterised by way of his philosophy of human nature
  • Encourages interdisciplinary dialogue meant to have interaction students past Classics together with philosophy, cultural experiences, political technological know-how, and literature
  • Showcases new theoretical methods that increase our knowing of this advanced author
  • Clarifies and explains the notoriously tricky language of Tacitus
  • Written and designed to organize a brand new iteration of students to check for themselves the richness of Tacitean thought
  • Includes contributions from a huge diversity of confirmed overseas students and emerging stars within the field
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A. 1992. Studies on the Text of Suetonius De Grammaticis et Rhetoribus. Atlanta. , ed. 1969. P. I Historiae. Leipzig. Lowe, E. A. 1972. Paleographical Papers, 1907–1965, 2 vols. Oxford. Lowe, E. A. 1980. The Beneventan Script: A History of the South Italian Minuscule, 2nd edition prepared and enlarged by Virginia Brown. Sussidi eruditi, Vols. 33–34. Rome. Mendell, C. W. 1939. “Manuscripts of Tacitus XI–XXI,” Yale Classical Studies 6: 41–70. Mendell, C. W. 1957. Tacitus: The Man and His Work. New Haven.

As Nerva was aged, infirm, and childless, his need to designate a successor would have been acute. The situation was unstable for other reasons, too. Some who had suffered under Domitian or whose relatives or friends he had killed, and doubtless some to whom it seemed timely to distance themselves from the old regime, cried out for vengeance against those they marked as the old regime’s collaborators. Furthermore, elements of the army remained loyal to Domitian’s memory, and there was danger that civil war would break out as it had in 69 CE after Nero’s fall.

Two Renaissance Book Hunters: The Letters of Poggius Bracciolini to Nicolaus de Niccolis. New York. Kaster, R. A. 1992. Studies on the Text of Suetonius De Grammaticis et Rhetoribus. Atlanta. , ed. 1969. P. I Historiae. Leipzig. Lowe, E. A. 1972. Paleographical Papers, 1907–1965, 2 vols. Oxford. Lowe, E. A. 1980. The Beneventan Script: A History of the South Italian Minuscule, 2nd edition prepared and enlarged by Virginia Brown. Sussidi eruditi, Vols. 33–34. Rome. Mendell, C. W. 1939. “Manuscripts of Tacitus XI–XXI,” Yale Classical Studies 6: 41–70.

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