Complete Works of Tacitus

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Author  Publius Cornelius Tacitus
Publisher  Delphi Classics
Publication Date   January 10, 2014
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One of the greatest Roman historians, Tacitus is celebrated for the brevity and compactness of his Latin prose, as well as for his penetrating insights into the psychology of politics. The Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Latin and Greek texts. This comprehensive eBook presents the complete works of Tacitus for the first time in digital publishing history, with beautiful illustrations, dual Latin and English texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Tacitus’ life and works
* Features the complete works of Tacitus, in both English translation and the original Latin
* Concise introductions to the historical texts and other works
* Includes translations of Tacitus’ masterpieces the HISTORIES and the ANNALS that previously appeared in Loeb Classical Library edition
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the sections or works you want to read with individual contents tables
* Includes a special dual text section, with paragraph by paragraph Latin and English texts of the complete works of Tacitus – ideal for Latin students, fully indexed, with book and chapter numbers
* Features two bonus biographies - discover Tacitus’ ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

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CONTENTS:

The Translations
THE LIFE OF AGRICOLA
GERMANIA
DIALOGUE ON ORATORY
THE HISTORIES
THE ANNALS

The Latin Texts
LIST OF LATIN TEXTS

Dual Texts
DUAL LATIN AND ENGLISH TEXTS

The Biographies
LIFE OF TACITUS by W. S. Tyler
INTRODUCTION TO TACITUS by W. Hamilton Fyfe

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