Non mos, non ius: Tacitus on the moral dimensions of political freedom

Mittelstadt, Michael C.
January 1995
International Social Science Review;1995, Vol. 70 Issue 1/2, p34
Academic Journal
Claims that the whole of Tacitus' work is pervaded with the theme of the connection between freedom and morality. Tacitus' adherence to the Roman historiographical tradition; Tacitus' demonstration of the importance of `virtus'; `Agricola' as a solution for aristocrats under the principate; Tacitus as a master at describing the collective emotional behavior of crowds.


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