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Agricola. Germania. Dialogue on Oratory by P. Cornelius Tacitus

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Published by Loeb Classical Library .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Other prose: classical, early & medieval,
  • Latin,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Ancient - Rome

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Edition Notes

Loeb Classical Library

ContributionsM. Hutton (Translator), W. Peterson (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7693835M
ISBN 100674990390
ISBN 109780674990395

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Tacitus, Agricola. Germania. Dialogue on Oratory LCL Find in a Library; View cloth edition; Print; Email; Tacitus (Cornelius), famous Roman historian, was born in 55, 56 or 57 CE and lived to about He became an orator, married in 77 a daughter of Julius Agricola before Agricola went to Britain, was quaestor in 81 or 82, a senator under. Tacitus (c. c. CE), renowned for concision and psychology, is paramount as a historian of the early Roman empire. Agricola includes Agricola's career in Britain. Germania is a description of German tribes as known to the Romans. Dialogus concerns the decline of .   Agricola and Germania are two of Roman Historian Tacitus' most famous works. In this book you can read both of his fine works. Agricola is the story of Tacitus' father-in-law, a Roman officer that was involved in the conquest of Britain/5(87). The Complete Tacitus Anthology: The Histories, The Annals, Germania, Agricola, A Dialogue on Oratory (Illustrated) (Texts From Ancient Rome Book 6) - Kindle edition by Tacitus, Publius Cornelius. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Complete Tacitus Anthology: /5(36).

Tacitus' account of Germania shows a very different land with its many tribes, their habits and qualities in a strongly rural and resistant environment. A Dialogue Concerning Oratory, by contrast, is placed decidedly at the heart of Roman culture, a survey of . (iii) Dialogue on Oratory (Dialogus), of unknown date; a lively conversation about the decline of oratory and education. (iv) Histories (probably issued in parts from onwards), a great work originally consisting of at least twelve books covering the period 69–96 CE, but only Books I–IV and part of Book V survive, dealing in detail with 5/5(11). Agricola, Germania, A Dialogue Concerning Oratory Audiobook by Tacitus Try our site with free audio you like 1 Month unlimited Listening $ Try our site with free audio you like 1 Month unlimited audiobook Listening $. Agricola. Germania. Dialogue on Oratory (Loeb Classical Library #35) (Hardcover) By Tacitus, M. Hutton (Translator), W. Peterson (Translator) Harvard University Press, , pp. Publication Date: January 1,

Tacitus' account of Germania shows a very different land with its many tribes, their habits and qualities in a strongly rural and resistant environment. A Dialogue Concerning Oratory, by contrast, is placed decidedly at the heart of Roman culture, a survey of rhetoric and the art of eloquence. The ability to speak clearly and well was admired. Introduction. part called E, 8 folia (56–63) 1 containing Agricola, was written about the middle of the ninth century and, as acquired by Stefano Guarnieri, is in fact the sole surviving part of the Hersfeld codex; of which part Guarnieri had rewritten, before , the beginning and the end—the part or parts (folia 52–55 and 64–65) of Codex Aesinas which we call e. Dialogue on Oratory (Loeb Classical Library) Tacitus He became an orator, married in 77 a daughter of Julius Agricola before Agricola went to Britain, was quaestor in 81 or 82, a senator under the Flavian emperors, and a praetor in Agricola and Germany [i.e. Germania] of Tacitus, and the Dialogue on Oratory. London ; New York: Macmillan, (OCoLC) Named Person: Gnaeus Julius Agricola: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Cornelius Tacitus; Alfred .