By Tacitus, Ann.
There he passed nine studious years, chiefly devoted to classical reading, Plato and Tacitus being his favourite authors, because "the former described the ideal man, and the latter man as he really is."
7-12; Tacitus, Annals, xiv.
This defeat is coupled by Tacitus with the disaster of Varus, but it was disgraceful rather than dangerous.
97.102; Tacitus, Annals, i.
Whilst under the first of these tutors, in nine months he read all Thucydides, Sophocles and Sallust, twelve books of Tacitus, the greater part of Horace, Juvenal, Persius, and several plays of Aeschylus and Euripides.
1; Tacitus, Annals, iv.
See Tacitus, Annals, xii.-xv.; Dio Cassius lix.
50 in the reign of Claudius, but is not mentioned before the war of Civilis in 69 (Tacitus, Hist.
QUINTUS SERVILIUS CAEPIO, Roman general, consul 106 B.C. During his year of office, he brought forward a law by which the jurymen were again to be chosen from the senators instead of the equites (Tacitus, Ann.
MARCUS CLAUDIUS TACITUS, Roman emperor from the 25th of September A.D.
Tacitus, besides being a man of immense wealth (which he bequeathed to the state), Dill, Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius, Bk.
Tacitus possessed many admirable qualities, but his gentle character and advanced age unfitted him for the throne in such lawless times.
183 ff.; Tacitus, Annals, ii.
It included, besides Hearne's Ductor historicus and the successive volumes of the Universal History, which was then in course of publication, Littlebury's Herodotus, Spelman's Xenophon, Gordon's Tacitus, an anonymous translation of Procopius; "many crude lumps of Speed, Rapin, Mezeray, Davila, Machiavel, Father Paul, Bower, &c., were hastily gulped.
In January 1756 he says: " I determined to read over the Latin authors in order, and read this year Virgil, Sallust, Livy, Velleius Paterculus, Valerius Maximus, Tacitus, Suetonius, Quintus Curtius, Justin, Florus, Plautus, Terence and Lucretius.
The classics, " as low as Tacitus, Pliny the Younger and Juvenal," had been long familiar.
Felix the procurator - a king, as Tacitus says, in power and in mind a slave - tried in vain to put down the revolutionaries.
Agrippina wrote memoirs of her times, referred to 'by Tacitus (Ann.
No wonder that it stands the comparison badly; but with all its faults the Getica of Jordanes will probably ever retain its place side by side with the De moribus Germanorum of Tacitus as a chief source of information respecting the history, institutions and modes of thought of our Teutonic forefathers.
- Tacitus, Histories, iii.
Iv.; Suetonius, Domitian; Dio Cassius lxvi., lxvii.; Tacitus, Agricola, 18-22.
It is the same note which Tacitus embodied in the speech of Galgacus at the dawn of Scottish history.
See Tacitus, Histories; Suetonius, Vitellius; Dio Cassius lxv.;: Merivale, Hist.
Of the Histories of Tacitus (introduction); B.
Adversus Paganos, 1844); besides the Old and New Testaments, he appears to have consulted Caesar, Livy, Justin, Tacitus, Suetonius, Florus and a cosmography, attaching also great value to Jerome's translation of the Chronicles of Eusebius.
The chief ancient authorities for his life are Horace (Odes with Scholia), Dio Cassius, Tacitus (Annals), Suetonius (Augustus).
5, with Mayor's note; Tacitus, Annals, ii.
See Tacitus, Annals, xiii.
(Tacitus, Germania, c. 30), and whose capital, Mattium on the Eder, was burned by the Romans about A.D.
16) through the river Ems to the Northern Ocean, when he was overtaken by the storm described by Tacitus (Ann.
The basis of discussion is furnished chiefly by the above-quoted passage from Cicero, and by the common division of the work of Tacitus into Annales and Historiae.
This view of the distinction seems to be borne out by the division of the work of Tacitus into the Historiae, relating the events of his own time, and the Annales, containing the history of earlier periods.
It is more than questionable, however, whether Tacitus himself divided his work under these titles.
As to the origin of the heroic sagas as we now have them, Tacitus tells us that the deeds of Arminius were still celebrated in song a hundred years after his death (Annals, ii.
The Hartungen are probably identical with the divine youths (mentioned in Tacitus as worshipped by the Vandal Naharvali or Nahanarvali), from whom the Vandal royal family, the Asdingi, claimed descent.
Muliebri ornate in Tacitus), and in middle high German by Hartungen.
14), Junius Blaesus is spoken of by Tacitus (Annals, i.
Tacitus mentions it, and Florus describes it as one of the municipia splendidissima.
It is also difficult to believe that Londinium had come to be the important commercial centre described by Tacitus (A.D.
Tacitus, in a passing mention of it (Ann.