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The 1st in a four-volume version of Tacitus Annals 1-6. The Annals are Tacitus' excellent account of Roman imperial heritage from the loss of life of Augustus to the demise of Nero. Books 1-6 describe the reign of Tiberius. Professor Goodyear's creation to the sequence offers concisely with the historical past to the Annals. He outlines the background of Tacitean scholarship to the current day and exhibits how Tacitus' old decisions have been occasionally distorted via his preoccupations with sort and with the ethical functionality of old writing. The remark attends both to literary, old and textual questions. There are a number of appendixes on issues of extra really good curiosity.

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