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    Tacitus: Annals Book IV: Bk.4 (Annals) (Paperback)(English / Latin) By (author) Cornelius Tacitus, Edited by R.H. Martin, Edited by A. J. Woodman

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    DescriptionThe fourth book of Tacitus' Annals has been described as 'the best that Tacitus ever wrote'. It covers the years AD 23-28, beginning at the point where Tacitus noted a significant deterioration in the principate of the emperor Tiberius, and the increasingly malign influence of his 'evil genius' Sejanus. In this new edition the editors present an improved text of Annals IV, explain in detail the difficulties and unusual features of Tacitus' Latin, and discuss the dramatic, structural and literary qualities of the narrative. In the introduction they express radical views on how the Romans wrote history and consider the political, moral and stylistic dimensions of the historiographical tradition. Although intended primarily as a textbook for sixth-forms and undergraduates, the edition contains much which will be of interest to scholars of Latin literature and to Roman historians.


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    Title
    Tacitus: Annals Book IV: Bk.4
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Cornelius Tacitus, Edited by R.H. Martin, Edited by A. J. Woodman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 292
    Width: 123 mm
    Height: 186 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 320 g
    Language
    English
    Latin
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521315432
    ISBN 10: 0521315433
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.0
    BIC E4L: LIT
    B&T Book Type: FI
    Libri: I-HP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T General Subject: 500
    BISAC V2.8: LAN000000, HIS002020
    DC22: 937/.07
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BIC subject category V2: D
    BISAC V2.8: LCO003000
    DC22: 937.07
    DC20: 937.07
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: PA6705.A6 B4 1989
    Thema V1.0: D
    Illustrations note
    1 line diagram, index
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    01 March 1990
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Table of contents
    Preface; Introduction; 1. Latin historiography to Tacitus; 2. Tacitus' career; 3. The Annals; Commentary; References and abbreviations; Indexes.