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Published: 10 August 2008

592 Pages | 3 maps

5-1/8 x 7-3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780192824219

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The Annals

The Reigns of Tiberius, Claudius, and Nero

Cornelius Tacitus
Translated by J. C. Yardley and Introduction and Notes by Anthony A. Barrett

Oxford World's Classics

  • A lively new translation of Tacitus' account of the reigns of three of Rome's most memorable emperors, Tiberius, Claudius, and Nero
  • Paints a gripping portrait of the bloody reigns of Tiberius and Nero, marked by plots, murder, poisoning, suicide, uprisings, death and destruction, the suppression of the revolt led by Boudicca in Britain, the great fire of Rome under Nero, and the persecution of the Christians.
  • Offers an engaging and accurate translation based on the recent Latin Heubner text, with variations noted in an appendix.
  • Provides an introduction and notes designed with the non-specialist reader in mind, written by an authority on the early Roman emperors.
  • Includes maps, a glossary of Roman terms, a glossary of place names, and a full index of names and places.