Cornelii Taciti Annalium Libri XIIIi-XVI: With Introductions and Notes Abridged from the Larger Work

Cornelii Taciti Annalium Libri XIIIi-XVI: With Introductions and Notes Abridged from the Larger Work

Paperback Cambridge Library Collection: Classics

By (author) Cornelius Tacitus, Edited by Henry Furneaux, Edited by H. Pitman

$30.23
List price $32.79
You save $2.56 (7%)

Free delivery worldwide
Available
Dispatched in 3 business days
When will my order arrive?

  • Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Format: Paperback | 318 pages
  • Dimensions: 138mm x 216mm x 22mm | 422g
  • Publication date: 23 June 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Cambridge
  • ISBN 10: 1108028551
  • ISBN 13: 9781108028554
  • Edition: Abridged
  • Edition statement: Reissue
  • Illustrations note: 1 map

Product description

A classical scholar from the University of Oxford, Henry Furneaux (1829-1900) specialised in the writings of the Roman historian Tacitus. This work acquired the name of Annals for the style of history it presents, dealing with events year by year, rather than thematically. The Annals cover the reigns of four Roman emperors, beginning after the death of Augustus. The work originally consisted of sixteen books dealing with a period of 54 years, but several of them are incomplete or have not survived at all. This volume contains the text of Books 13 to 16 (the final book being incomplete), and covers the reign of Nero, a subject which brought out to the full Tacitus' famous style of condemnation through cutting irony. This reissue is taken from Pitman's 1904 edition, abridged 'to serve the needs of students requiring a less copious and advanced commentary' than that supplied by Furneaux.

Other people who viewed this bought:

Showing items 1 to 10 of 10

Other books in this category

Showing items 1 to 11 of 11
Categories:

Table of contents

Preface; Introduction; Text of Books XIII-XVI; Notes on the text.