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Agricola and Germany (Oxford World"s Classics)

by P. Cornelius Tacitus

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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ContributionsAnthony Birley (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7383995M
ISBN 100192833006
ISBN 109780192833006

  The Germany and the Agricola of Tacitus Language: English: LoC Class: PA: Language and Literatures: Classical Languages and Literature: Subject: Agricola, Gnaeus Julius, Subject: Germanic peoples -- Early works to Subject: Statesmen -- Rome -- Biography -- Early works to Category: Text: EBook-No. Release Date: Feb 1, Agricola, governor of Roman Britain. Tacitus wrote The Agricola as a sort of eulogy for his father-in-law, and in it he recounts Agricola's career. Tacitus also wrote The Germania, in which he provides a colorful description of the indigenous tribes of Germany during the time of the Roman.

Cornelius Tacitus, Rome's greatest historian, was inspired to take up his pen when the assassination of Domitian ended `fifteen years of enforced silence'. Agricola is the biography of his late father-in-law and an account of Roman Britain. Germania gives insight into Rome's most dangerous enemies, the Germans, and is the only surviving specimen from the ancient world of an ethnographic study. Tacitus on Britain and Germany: A translation of the Agricola and the Germania (Penguin classics) by Tacitus, Cornelius and a great selection of related books, .

Tacitus: Germany Book 1 [1] 1. Germany is separated from the Galli, the Rhæti, and Pannonii, by the rivers Rhine and Danube; mountain ranges, or the fear which each feels for the other, divide it from the Sarmatæ and Daci. Elsewhere ocean girds it, embracing broad peninsulas and islands of unexplored extent, where certain tribes and kingdoms.   Agricola and Germany by Cornelius Tacitus, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(K).


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Agricola and Germany (Oxford World's Classics) Reissue Edition by Tacitus (Author), Anthony Birley (Translator) Agricola and Germany book of 5 stars 33 ratings.

ISBN ISBN X. Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Cited by: 1. Agricola is a brief biography of Tacitus' father in law, Julius Agricola, and The Germania is a short ethnographical study into the people's and tribes of Germany.

An interesting insight into Roman knowledge of central/eastern Europe at the time.4/5. 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.

Agricola and Germany (Oxford World's Classics) Tacitus. out of 5 stars Kindle by: 1. Germany provides an account of Rome's most dangerous enemies, the Germans, and is the only surviving example of an ethnographic study from the ancient world.

Each book in its way has had immense influence on our perception of Rome and the northern : $ The Agricola and the Germania, by Cornelius Tacitus, serves two purposes as a historical document.

First, the book serves to pay tribute to one of the greatest commanders over Britain in Roman history, that of Commander Agricola. Due to his status as Agricola's son-in-law, Tacitus tells the story of. This book contains a pair of early works by the great Roman historian Tacitus.

Agricola is an homage to the historian's father-in-law, a Roman governor in Britain during the 1st century A.D. Germania describes the German people and their culture during the same author's admiration for his late father-in-law is manifest in by: Agricola and Germany - Ebook written by Tacitus.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Agricola and Germany.5/5(1). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Agricola: And Germany. Agricola: And Germany. By Cornelius Tacitus, Anthony Richard Birley in many passages, on the Oxford editions, the first thirty years old, the second twice that age: of Agricola by Ogilvie and Richmond, of Germany by Anderson, both models of their kind.

In addition, a variety of. Tacitus, the Agricola and Germania by Tacitus, Cornelius; Tacitus, Cornelius. Publication date Publisher London: Methuen & Co. Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language English.

Addeddate Call number srlf_ucla:LAGEPages: I read this book specifically for 'Germany', in which Tacitus provides a valuable overview of the culture and origin of Germany in Roman times. Agricola is an obituary of sorts for Tacitus' father in law.

In it he describes Agricola's conquest of Britain and his death. A dialogue on orators addresses the question of why Oratory has declined in 4/5.

Get this from a library. Agricola ; and Germany. [Cornelius Tacitus; Anthony Birley] -- "Cornelius Tacitus, Rome's greatest historian and the last major writer of classical Latin prose, produced his first two books in AD He was inspired to take up his pen when the assassination of.

The second work in this book, Agricola, originally titled “On the life and character of Julius Agricola” (De vita et moribus Iulii Agricolae) is a biographical work which tells the story of the author’s father-in-law, Gnaeus Julius Agricola, one of the most prominent Roman generals who took part in.

BOOK III. The SUMMARY. BOOK IV. The SUMMARY. BOOK V. The SUMMARY. A TREATISE OF THE SITUATION, CUSTOMS, AND PEOPLE OF GERMANY. TO THE Right Honourable JOHN Lord CARTERET. A TREATISE OF THE Situation, Customs, and People OF GERMANY.

THE LIFE OF AGRICOLA. With an Account of the Situation, Climate, and People OF BRITAIN. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Germany and Agricola of Tacitus - Hardcover UsedGood at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Agricola and Germany. Tacitus & Anthony Birley. Agricola is the biography of his late father-in-law and an account of Roman Britain.

Germania gives insight into Rome's most dangerous enemies, the Germans, and is the only surviving specimen from the ancient world of an ethnographic study.

Each in its way has had immense influence on our. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA City Oxford [u.a.] Donor internetarchivebookdrive EditionPages: Cornelius Tacitus, Rome's greatest historian and the last great writer of classical Latin prose, produced his first two books in AD 98, after the assination of the Emperor Domitian ended fifteen years of.

Book Review by Centurion-Macro. The Agricola and The Germania are the shortest works of Tacitus, and in my view his best. Because they were designed to be orated, they are faced fast paced, active and a perfect text for the time constrained classicist.

The Agricola is both a portrait of Julius Agricola-the most famous governor of Roman Britain and Tacitus's respected father-in-law-and the first known detailed portrayal of the British Isles. In the Germania, Tacitus focuses on the warlike German tribes beyond the Rhine, often comparing the behavior of "barbarian" peoples favorably with the.

Download A reprint of the University of Oklahoma Press edition of This volume provides three short works of Tacitus: Agricola--the fullest ancient account of Rome's conquest of Britain and of the public career of a senator in the service of a Roman emperor--Germany, a valuable source on the ancient land and its people, and Dialogue on Orators, an examination in the tradition of Cicero's.

Agricola and Germany (Oxford World's Classics) Tacitus Cornelius Tacitus, Rome's greatest historian and the last great writer of classical Latin prose, produced his first two books in AD 98, after the assination of the Emperor Domitian ended fifteen years of enforced silence. This volume provides three short works of Tacitus: Agricola--the fullest ancient account of Rome's conquest of Britain and of the public career of a senator in the service of a Roman emperor--Germany, a valuable source on the ancient land and its people, and Dialogue on Orators, an examination in the tradition of Cicero's rhetorical essays of the decline of oratory in Rome's early : $The Agricola and Germany of Tacitus.

Translated Into English by A. J. Church and W. J. Brodribb. Preview this book Common terms and phrases. Agricola alterius Angrivarii arms army Batavi battle Bodotria Britain Britons Caesar Caius Caledonia called cavalry centurions Cerialis Chamavi chap Chatti Chauci Cherusci chief cloth coast.