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The Agricola and Germania

With a rev. text, English notes, and maps by Alfred J. Church and W.J. Brodribb

by P. Cornelius Tacitus

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsBrodribb, William Jackson, 1829-1905, Church, Alfred John, 1829-1912
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA6706 A2 1869
The Physical Object
Pagination102;92p.
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24646732M
OCLC/WorldCa61607275

"The Agricola and The Germania" are two important historical works by Cornelius Tacitus, an ancient Roman Senator and historian. The Agricola is a biography of the Roman general Gnaeus Julius Agricola as well as a geographic and ethnographic history of Ancient Britain. "The Germania" is an ethnographic study of the people believed by Tacitus to Reviews:   texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top Tacitus, the Agricola and Germania Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED EMBED (for Pages:

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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 by: 1. Agricola and Germania are two of Roman Historian Tacitus' most famous works.

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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(92).

The Agricola and Germania are his first books, published in AD Agricola The Agricola is a short biography of Tacitus’ father-in-law. Gnaeus Julius Agricola served as governor of Britain from and conquered much of Wales, northern England, and even Scotland.4/5.

The Agricola and Germania - Publius Cornelius Tacitus. A translation into English by A. Kline. Tacitus’ early work Agricola, written c.

AD98, is a biography of his father-in-law, Gnaeus Julius Agricola, covering the noted general’s early life and his Governorship of Britain. Essentially a eulogy of a strikingly honest and capable Roman official, the work allows Tacitus to indulge in a quiet critique of Imperial Cited by: 2.

The warlike German tribes are the focus of Tacitus' attention in the Germania, which, like the Agricola, often compares the behaviour of "barbarian" peoples The Agricola and Germania book with the decadence and corruption of Imperial Rome. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking : Penguin Publishing Group.

Like the Agricola, the Germania provides information, mostly derived at second-hand by Tacitus, concerning the largely obscure northern Empire, whose history and geography at that time we would love to know more about; information which has subsequently led to both sensible and not so sensible extrapolation and speculation from the limited amount he has to tell : A.

Kline. 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 decadence and corruption of Imperial Rome. Much of Agricola, which is the biography of Tacitus' late father-in-law Julius Agricola, is devoted to Britain and its people, since Agricola's claim to fame was that as governor for seven years he had completed the conquest of Britain, begun four decades earlier.

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(93).

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.

About Agricola and the Germania The Agricola is both a portrait of Julius Agricola—the most famous governor of Roman Britain and Tacitus’ well-loved and respected father-in-law—and the first detailed account of Britain that has come down to us.

The Agricola is both a portrait of Julius Agricola—the most famous governor of Roman Britain and Tacitus’ well-loved and respected father-in-law—and the first detailed account of Britain that has come down to us. It offers fascinating descriptions of the geography, climate and peoples of the country, and a succinct account of the early stages of the Roman occupation, nearly fatally.

The Agricola and Germania - Publius Cornelius Tacitus. A translation into English by A. Kline. Tacitus’ early work Agricola, written c.

AD98, is a biography of his father-in-law, Gnaeus Julius Agricola, covering the noted general’s early life and his Governorship of Britain. Essentially a eulogy of a strikingly honest and capable Roman official, the work allows Tacitus to indulge in a quiet critique of Imperial Rome’s.

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: Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

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Author: Cornelius Tacitus,J. Rives; Publisher: Oxford University Press ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The Germania of Tacitus is the most extensive account of the ancient Germans written during the Roman period, but has been relatively neglected in the scholarship of the English-speaking world: the last commentary appeared inand only a handful.

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. The story is a biography that includes insights into Roman Britain and includes the famous barbarian speech Reviews:.

The Agricola is both a portrait of Julius Agricola - the most famous governor of Roman Britain and Tacitus' well-loved and respected father-in-law - and the first detailed account of Britain that has come down to us.

It offers fascinating descriptions of the geography, climate and peoples of the country, and a succinct account of the early stages of the Roman occupation, nearly fatally.Tacitus on Britain and Germany: A translation of the Agricola and the Germania (Penguin classics) by Cornelius Tacitus and a great selection of related books, art .Tacitus is one of those writers whose name crops up in other books or reviews I've read so I downloaded a free edition of Germania onto my Kindle.

I enjoyed it so much that I bought the Leopold Classic Library Edition of Tacitus' Agricola, Germania and Dialogue on Oratory.4/5.