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The Agricola and Germania.

P. Cornelius Tacitus

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

    Subjects:
  • Agricola, Gnaeus Julius, -- 40-93.,
  • Germanic peoples.,
  • Germany -- History -- To 843.

  • 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 LibraryOL15150006M


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The Agricola and Germania. by P. Cornelius Tacitus Download PDF EPUB FB2

Tacitus is most famous for his Histories and Annals, but three of his shorter works also 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 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 /5(87). Agricola and Germania are two of Roman Historian Tacitus' most famous The Agricola and Germania. book. 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 /5(88).

The Agricola and the Germania, by Cornelius Tacitus, serves two purposes as a historical document.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.

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book help. No_Favorite. share Pages: Agricola’s governorship is the subject of Chaptershis first six years occupying Chapters Agricola arrived in the middle of the summer of 77, a time, Tacitus notes, when Roman troops typically rested and native populations sought tactical opportunities.

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 the final conquest of Britain.

Tacitus: Germania Tacitus, an important Roman historian, wrote the most detailed early description of the Germans at then end of the first century CE.

In doing so, be warned, he was commenting on the Rome of his own time, as much as on the German themselves Chapter 1 Geography of Germany. "The various peoples of Germany are separated from the File Size: 21KB. 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.

It offers fascinating descriptions of the geography, climate and peoples of the country, and a succinct account of the early stages of. 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.

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 The Agricola and Germania.

book of ially a eulogy of a strikingly honest and capable Roman official, the work allows Tacitus to indulge in. Two works by the Roman historian, Tacitus.

Agricola is a portrait of Julius Agricola, a governor of Roman Britain, and the first surviving account of the geography, climate, and peoples of German tribes of Northern Europe are discussed in Germania. 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: 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.

Full text of "Tacitus, the Agricola and Germania" See other formats. The Agricola and Germania | Tacitus, Cornelius | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. 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 Brand: Penguin UK. The Germania (Latin: De Origine et situ Germanorum, literally The Origin and Situation of the Germans), written by Gaius Cornelius Tacitus aro is an ethnographic work on the Germanic tribes outside the Roman Empire.

Germania fits squarely within the tradition established by authors from Herodotus to Julius Caesar. Tacitus: Agricola Book 1 [1] 1. To bequeath to posterity a record of the deeds and characters of distinguished men is an ancient practice which even the present age, careless as it is of its own sons, has not abandoned whenever some great and conspicuous excellence has conquered and risen superior to that failing, common to petty and to great.

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.

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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.

Agricola gives us an interesting account of the life of Tacitus' father-in-law career as a politician in the Roman Empire. As for Germania, although some of the information in Tacitus' description of the Germanic tribes is highly questionable, it does gives us a fascinating insight into how the ancient Germanic peoples lived/5(69).

“The Agricola” and “The Germania” are two important historical works by Cornelius Tacitus, an ancient Roman Senator and historian who lived from 56 AD to AD. Tacitus lived in what historians call the Silver Age of Latin literature and his contributions to the histories of these tumultuous times are considered significant and Pages: Tacitus' account of Germania shows a very different land with its many tribes, their habits and qualities in a strongly rural and resistant environment.

A Dialogue Concerning Oratory, by contrast, is placed decidedly at the heart of Roman culture, a survey of. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

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. Works: (i) Life and Character of Agricola, written in 97–98, specially interesting because of Agricola's career in Britain.

(ii) Germania (98–99), an equally important description of the geography, anthropology, products, institutions, and social life and the tribes of the Germans as known to the Romans. 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.

The Agricola and the Germania Tacitus, James Rives (ed.), Harold Mattingly (trans.) 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 Brand: Penguin Books Ltd.

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, art and collectibles available now at 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 was a Roman historian who is author of this source. It is his own personal account on the Germanic peoples everyday lives. Based on Tacitus’ account, he criticizes Roman customs by contrasting them with those of the Germans, also referred to as barbarians.

"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 /5(22).

About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: Latin. Brand new Book. Includes three works by Publius (or Gaius) Cornelius Tacitus, a senator and a historian of the Roman Empire, in their original Latin: Agricola Dialogus de Oratoribus 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. 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 /5(7).

Tacitus (c. CE), renowned for concision and psychology, is paramount as a historian of the early Roman empire. Agricola includes Agricola's career in Britain. Germania is a description of German tribes as known to the Romans.

Dialogus concerns the decline of. Germania Summary and Analysis Tacitus begins by noting the German people are separated on all sides by water or mountains, making them virtually isolated.

Tacitus explains that he believes the Germans to be indigenous to the area, simply because the area is difficult to access. Other articles where Germania is discussed: Tacitus: First literary works: origine et situ Germanorum (the Germania), both reflecting his personal interests.

The Agricola is a biographical account of his father-in-law’s career, with special reference to the governorship of Britain (78–84) and the later years under Domitian. It is laudatory yet circumstantial in its description, and it. Germania and Agricola.

By. Caius Cornelius Tacitus. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Germania. The Germany and the Agricola of Tacitus.

Agricola and Germania, by Tacitus I've been meaning to read Tacitus (well, the easy bits) for some time, but what kicked me into gear was the book on my shelf all about the influence of Germania on European culture and history.

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