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By Tacitus,A. J. Woodman

ISBN-10: 1107152704

ISBN-13: 9781107152700

Books five and six of Tacitus' Annals hide the final years of the emperor Tiberius. even supposing so much of e-book five is misplaced, e-book 6 survives entire and provides a vibrant narrative of the more and more tyrannical princeps, secluded at the island of Capri; the booklet ends along with his demise and obituary discover, the most celebrated passages of classical literature. the quantity provides a brand new textual content of Books five and six, restoring the department among them which was once proposed via Lipsius, in addition to a whole observation at the textual content, overlaying textual, literary, linguistic and old issues. An Appendix discusses 'The Tacitean Tiberius'. the quantity rounds off the series which all started with remark on Books 1 and a pair of of Tacitus' Annals through F. R. D. Goodyear (1972, 1981) and was once endured through remark on e-book three via A. J. Woodman and R. H. Martin (1996).

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