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    DescriptionTacitus' "Annals of Imperial Rome" recount the major historical events from the years shortly before the death of Augustus up to the death of Nero in AD 68. With clarity and vivid intensity he describes the reign of terror under the corrupt Tiberius, the great fire of Rome during the time of Nero, and the wars, poisonings, scandals, conspiracies and murders that were part of imperial life. Despite his claim that the Annals were written objectively, Tacitus' account is sharply critical of the emperors' excesses and fearful for the future of Imperial Rome, while also filled with a longing for its past glories.


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    Title
    The Annals of Imperial Rome
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Cornelius Tacitus, Translated by Michael Grant
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 464
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 319 g
    Language
    English
    Latin
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780140440607
    ISBN 10: 0140440607
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DNF, HBJD, HBLA
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Theme: APPR/CLASSA
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, APPR/RDRCAT
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    DC22: 937/.07
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 937.07
    LC classification: DG207
    DC22: 937.07
    BIC subject category V2: 3D
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: DG207.T3 G68 1996, DG207.T3 G68 1973
    Thema V1.0: DNL, NHD, NHC
    Edition
    Revised
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Illustrations note
    maps, tables, bibliography, index
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    PENGUIN CLASSICS
    Publication date
    26 July 1973
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Tacitus studied rhetoric in Rome and rose to eminence as a pleader at the Roman Bar. In 77 he married the daughter of Agricola, conqueror of Britain, of whom he later wrote a biography. His other works includethe Germania and the Historiae. Michael Grant's academic titles include Chancellor's Medallist and Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, and President of the Classical Association.