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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Tacitus

[ˈtæsɪtəs] NTácito

Tacitus

[ˈtæsɪtəs] n (History, Literature) → Tacito
References in classic literature ?
Tiberius in dissimulation; as Tacitus saith of him, Jam Tiberium vires et corpus, non dissimulatio, deserebant.
I could recite you the whole of Thucydides, Xenophon, Plutarch, Titus Livius, Tacitus, Strada, Jornandes, Dante, Montaigne, Shakspeare, Spinoza, Machiavelli, and Bossuet.
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.
Internet searches on Tacitus almost consistently reveal his name to be Publius 'Gornelius' Tacitus.
actions, Tacitus undermines the pedagogical power of the elite, a power
Fourth, India has been described as a country that is over-legislated and under-governed, reminiscent of Tacitus.
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.
10) The other is included in the Annals composed by the Roman historian Tacitus at some time between 116 CE and 120 CE, perhaps even later.
Tacitus, Scortillum, Lupa, Vera, gladiator, patruelis
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.