Tacitus Publius Cornelius
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).
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