3 edition of The annals of imperial Rome. found in the catalog.
The annals of imperial Rome.
P. Cornelius Tacitus
|Series||Belle sauvage library|
|Contributions||Grant, Michael, 1914-2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||442 p. maps, plan. ;|
|Number of Pages||442|
Beside the other usual accompaniments of war, his army was followed by a great number of camels laden with corn, to keep off famine as well The annals of imperial Rome. book the enemy. These acts, though popular, produced no effect, since a rumour had gone forth everywhere that, at the very time when the city was in flames, the emperor appeared on a private stage and sang of the destruction of Troy, comparing present misfortunes with the calamities of antiquity. Or if they reached a refuge close at hand, when this too was seized by the fire, they found that, even places, which they had imagined to be remote, were involved in the same calamity. There was scarce any mutual salutation for weeping. In long succession, troops of prisoners in chains were dragged along and stood at the gates of his gardens. Christus, from whom the name had its origin, suffered the extreme penalty during the reign of Tiberius at the hands of one of our procurators, Pontius Pilatus, and a most mischievous superstition, thus checked for the moment, again broke out not only in Judaea, the first source of the evil, but even in Rome, where all things hideous and shameful from every part of the world find their centre and become popular.
Josephus 4. Modern smartphones and computers can read files of any format. Accustomed, forsooth, to foreign arrogance, he had no knowledge of us, who value the reality of empire and disregard its empty show. Even if it could be cut through, the labour would be intolerable, and there would be no adequate result.
Hitherto he had sung in private houses or gardens, during the juvenile games, but these he now despised, as being but little frequented, and on too small a scale for so fine a voice. As to the bandages for The annals of imperial Rome. book, none had been prepared at his order, but as all the man's other charges were absurd, he added an accusation in which he might make himself alike informer and witness. Then the Senate, the soldiers and the people did the same. Silius 1. Natalis however, taking the initiative, knowing as he did more of the whole conspiracy, and being also more practised in accusing, first confessed about Piso, next added the name of Annaeus Seneca, either as having been a messenger between him and Piso, or to win the favour of Nero, who hated Seneca and sought every means for his ruin. For Epicharis being summoned and confronted with the informer easily silenced him, unsupported as he was by a single witness.
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Red Tacitists. As to Agrippina's return, he made the excuse of her approaching confinement and of winter. Yet even thus the camp might have been held, and the Parthian foe baffled, by protracting the war, had Paetus stood firm either The annals of imperial Rome.
book his own counsels or by those of others. Already had the Senate commended Poppaea's safety to the gods, and had made vows in the State's name, which were repeated again and again and duly discharged. Nero next appointed three ex-consuls, Lucius Piso, Ducennius Geminus, and Pompeius Paulinus, to the management of the public revenues, and inveighed at the same time against former emperors whose heavy expenditure had exceeded their legitimate income.
It is likely to be early work, indebted to the author's rhetorical training, since its style imitates that of the foremost Roman orator The annals of imperial Rome.
book. Even then their savage spirit was seized with desire to march against the enemy, as an atonement for their frenzy, and it was felt that the shades of their fellow-soldiers could be appeased only by exposing such impious breasts to honourable scars.
Before joining battle with the Romans, Boudicca tells her followers that: […] she was not, as one sprung from great ancestors, avenging her kingdom and wealth, but as one of the people, her lost freedom, her body battered by beatings, and the abused chastity of her daughters.
Meantime Germanicus, while, as I have related, he was collecting the taxes of Gaul, received news of the death of Augustus.
A classic example comes in Book But nothing moved them so much as jealousy towards the Treveri. The Bructeri, Tubantes, and Usipetes, were roused by this slaughter, and they beset the forest passes through which the army had to return.
And as it is the way with a mob to fix any charge, however groundless, on some particular person, they reproached Manatius Plancus, an ex-consul and the chief envoy, with being the author of the Senate's decree. Suddenly, as he was wavering, fresh and further tidings of disgrace goaded him to action.
The history of the beginning of the principate is also the history of the end of the political freedom that the senatorial aristocracy, which Tacitus viewed as morally decadent, corrupt, and servile towards the emperor, had enjoyed during the republic.
Search was then made for all the chief mutineers. Soon the annual celebration was transferred to the praetor, to whose lot fell the administration of justice between citizens and foreigners. No small help was to be found in the fleet, and there would be numerous opportunities, as Nero delighted in frequent enjoyment of the sea off Puteoli and Misenum.
Such was the order of Mennius, the camp-prefect, more as a salutary warning than as a legal act. Thus the license of advocates resulted in the Cincian bill; the corrupt practices of candidates, in the Julian laws; the rapacity of magistrates, in the Calpurnian enactments.Mar 01, · The Annals of imperial Rome by Tacitus, Cornelius; Grant, Michael, Publication date Borrow this book to access The annals of imperial Rome.
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