New PDF release: The Annals of Tacitus: Books 5–6 (Cambridge Classical Texts

By Tacitus,A. J. Woodman

Books five and six of Tacitus' Annals hide the final years of the emperor Tiberius. even though so much of ebook 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 e-book ends along with his dying and obituary discover, probably the most celebrated passages of classical literature. the amount provides a brand new textual content of Books five and six, restoring the department among them which used to be proposed via Lipsius, in addition to a whole observation at the textual content, protecting textual, literary, linguistic and old concerns. An Appendix discusses 'The Tacitean Tiberius'. the amount rounds off the series which all started with remark on Books 1 and a couple of of Tacitus' Annals through F. R. D. Goodyear (1972, 1981) and was once persisted through remark on e-book three by means of A. J. Woodman and R. H. Martin (1996).

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