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Tacitus Annals : A Selection (Vol 1) (Paperback)

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This edition is to support students reading chapters three to seven of the Annals in preparation for the British certification body OCR's AS and A-level examination in Latin. The selection describes the awkwardness and impact of the beginning of Tiberius' principate and the rebellions of opportunistic soldiers, and provides students with an example of Tacitus' pithy, acerbic prose. Roland Mayer introduces the historical background to the events, the impact of autocratic government, and the historical sources. Katharine Radice provides notes and vocabulary for the Latin. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 176
Genre: Literary Criticism, Literary Collections, History
Sub-Genre: Ancient + Classical + Medieval
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Volume number: 1
Language: English
Street Date: May 19, 2016
TCIN: 51153898
UPC: 9781474265980
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-6251
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