Tacitus


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Tac·i·tus

 (tăs′ĭ-təs), Publius Cornelius ad 55?-120?
Roman public official and historian whose two greatest works, Histories and Annals, concern the period from the death of Augustus (ad 14) to the death of Domitian (96).

Tacitus

(ˈtæsɪtəs)
n
(Biography) Publius Cornelius (ˈpʌblɪəs kɔːˈniːljəs). ?55–?120 ad, Roman historian and orator, famous as a prose stylist. His works include the Histories, dealing with the period 68–96, and the Annals, dealing with the period 14–68

Tac•i•tus

(ˈtæs ɪ təs)

n.
Publius Cornelius, A.D. c55–c120, Roman historian.
Tac`i•te′an (-ˈti ən) adj.
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Noun1.Tacitus - Roman historian who wrote major works on the history of the Roman Empire (56-120)
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[ˈtæsɪtəs] n (History, Literature) → Tacito
References in classic literature ?
I could recite you the whole of Thucydides, Xenophon, Plutarch, Titus Livius, Tacitus, Strada, Jornandes, Dante, Montaigne, Shakspeare, Spinoza, Machiavelli, and Bossuet.
Tiberius in dissimulation; as Tacitus saith of him, Jam Tiberium vires et corpus, non dissimulatio, deserebant.
With characteristic intellectual independence Bacon strikes out for himself an extremely terse and clear manner of expression, doubtless influenced by such Latin authors as Tacitus, which stands in marked contrast to the formless diffuseness or artificial elaborateness of most Elizabethan and Jacobean prose.
Then there's Pericles's speech coming on in Thucydides, and 'The Birds' to get up for the examination, besides the Tacitus.
But the Roman Legion faced a battle line of ancient Celts described by Roman writer Tacitus as being "thick with men and weapons, women running between them, like the Furies in their funereal clothes, their hair flowing, carrying torches; and Druids among them, pouring out frightful curses with their hands raised high to the heavens, our soldiers being so scared by the unfamiliar sight that their limbs were paralysed, and they stood motionless and exposed to be wounded".
59, 157pp) by Yasuko Taoka (Associate Professor of Classics, Southern Illinois University--Carbondale) features selections taken from Horace, Lucretius, Seneca, Suetonius, and Tacitus.
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Amazingly as the story is retold it fits perfectly into the only remaining historical accounts of the time - the Romans authors Tacitus and Dio.
The defeat of the local people was chronicled by none other than Agricola's son-in-law, Tacitus, one of the main historians of the Roman Empire and the war correspondent of his day: 'On the beach stood the adverse array, a serried mass of arms and men, with women flitting between the ranks.
Judas of Nazareth: How the Greatest Teacher of First-Century Israel Was Replaced by a Literary Creation is for any collection strong in either new age for alternative Christianity, and here provides a survey that uses the histories of Josephus, Tacitus, Pliny and the Dead Sea Scrolls to argue that the "Jesus" of the Bible was actually a composite of peoples.
As his source he uses the Roman writer Tacitus, who wrote about troops being taken across a narrow body of water, which could have been the Irish Sea.
Stepping out of his usually composed self, the PM took repeated digs at Jaitley and mocked him by quoting the second century Roman orator, historian and politician Tacitus back at him.