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The Histories (Penguin Classics) - Tacitus
The Histories (Penguin Classics)
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In AD 68, Nero?s suicide marked the end of the first dynasty of imperial Rome. The following year was one of drama and danger, with four emperors?Galba, Otho, Vitellius, and Vespasian? emerging in succession. Based on authoritative sources, The Histories vividly recounts the details of the ?long... show more
In AD 68, Nero?s suicide marked the end of the first dynasty of imperial Rome. The following year was one of drama and danger, with four emperors?Galba, Otho, Vitellius, and Vespasian? emerging in succession. Based on authoritative sources, The Histories vividly recounts the details of the ?long but single year? of revolution that brought the Roman empire to the brink of collapse.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140449648 (0140449647)
ASIN: 0140449647
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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Nero commits suicide and Tacitus leads the reader through the turbulent years of Galba, Otho, Vitellus and the founder of the Flavian emperors, Vespasian. Five books covering three years- 68 AD to 70 AD. In some ways, The Histories stands in contrast to the subsequent (but substantively antecedent...
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