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Title: The Annals of Tacitus, Volume 2, Annals 1.55-81 and Annals 2
Author: Goodyear, F R D (ed)
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 2004
Paperback; ISBN: 9780521604338
Volumes: 1; Pages: 498
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This book is the second volume of one of Professor Goodyear's greatest works of Latin literature and one of the most important sources for the history of the Roman Empire. His edition is accompanied by a major commentary which deals fully with textual, linguistic, literary, and historical matters. Every question is examined afresh. The discussion ranges widely, but not loosely. It is the editor's aim to explain Tacitus as a whole, not just particular features of his writing. The task he has undertaken is very large for there is a vast amount which needs explanation in the subject-matter and in its presentation. The results should benefit students of Latin literature and Roman history equally.