These translations read very well and feature Tacitus' powerful rhetorical style.
The story is a biography that includes insights into Roman Britain and includes the famous barbarian speech indicting Rome's Greedy Expansion.
I highly recommend this book to anyone who is interested in Roman history and/or the native tribes of Scotland and Germania.
A well organized and handsome edition of Tacitus' extant minor works, Agricola and Germania. Both are moral criticisms of contemporary Rome. Read morePublished 11 months ago by R. Albin
The translator here is grand, his notes and maps are very helpful unfortunately the footnotes are all in the back rather than at the foot of the page.Published 14 months ago by Rick Thomas
I haven't time to seriously write reviews. My stars summarize them. I have been quite happy with my choices as usual.Published 23 months ago by Dr. Thomas J. Gill
Agricola and Germania are two of Roman Historian Tacitus' most famous works. In this book you can read both of his fine works. Read morePublished on March 22, 2013 by Carl Robinson
Both versions use quite complex grammatical constructions, but the Penguin version flows better, in my inexpert opinion. Read morePublished on March 11, 2013 by Dane
Bought this for my Ancient Mediterranean History class that I'm taking as an elective, instead of buying it at the college book store I bought it here for a 1/10th of the price. Read morePublished on January 28, 2013 by Suhaib Tawil