Citations with the tag: TACITUS, Cornelius, 56-117

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  • Non mos, non ius: Tacitus on the moral dimensions of political freedom.
    Mittelstadt, Michael C. // International Social Science Review; 1995, Vol. 70 Issue 1/2, p34 

    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 AND A SPACE FOR FREEDOM.
    Gibbon, Edward // History Today; Apr81, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p11 

    Relates the views of historian Tacitus on freedom in Great Britain during the rule of Rome in AD78. Description of Roman Emperor Augustus Ceasar; Social condition preferred by barbarians; How the rule of Rome was imposed.

  • 69: Alexandria.
    Gibbon, Edward // Lapham's Quarterly; Summer2012, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p122 

    An excerpt from the book "The Histories," by Cornelius Tacitus is presented.

  • Tacitus. Oxford readings in classical studies.
    López, Rubén Olmo // Bryn Mawr Classical Review; May2013, p18 

    No abstract available.

  • The Continuing Message.
    Krebs, Christopher B. // History Today; Sep2011, Vol. 61 Issue 9, p72 

    A reprinted excerpt from the article "Tacitus and a Space for Freedom," by Irene Coltman Brown the the April 4, 1981 issue is presented, along with commentary.

  • Amelot de La Houssaye (1634-1706) Annotates Tacitus.
    Soll, Jacob // Journal of the History of Ideas; Apr2000, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p167 

    Focuses on the Tacitist movement of political theory by Roman historian Tacitus. Role of Tacitus in providing historical examples for forming the base of practical political science; Contributions of Tacitus to secular political philosophy; Details on the Lipsian tradition; Discussion on the...

  • SOME SCOTTISH NAMES, INCLUDING VACOMAGI, BORESTI, IUDANBYRIG, ABERLESSIC AND DUBUICE.
    Breeze, Andrew // Scottish Language; 2007, Issue 26, p79 

    The article examines some Scottish names, including Vacomagi, Boresti, Iudanbyrig, Aberlessic and Dubuice. The Vacomagi were a people of North Britain and whose location and name have been problematic. It investigates what conclusions proposed Vocomiugi for 'Vacomagi' suggest. It discusses an...

  • Revisiting the Semnonenhain: A Norse Anthropogonic Myth and the Germania.
    Bintley, Michael D. J. // Pomegranate; Dec2011, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p146 

    Perhaps the most mysterious of the gods identified by Tacitus in his Germania of c.98 is the Suebian regnator omnium deus - the god who is lord of all things. In a rather enigmatic fashion, Tacitus reveals that the woodland sanctuary of this god, the so-called Semnonenhain as it has become known...

  • LIVY AND TACITUS.
    Brickel, Alfred G. // America; 10/9/1920, Vol. 23 Issue 25, p593 

    The article discusses the implication of the literary works of historians Livy and Cornelius Tacitus on the social planning in 1921. Both authors have successfully established a very strong reputation in the literary industry with their excellent works of art and integration of social life and...

  • Tacitus. Ancients in Action Series.
    Fear, A. T. // Classical Bulletin; 2007, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p324 

    The article reviews the book "Tacitus. Ancients in Action Series," by Rhiannon Ash.

  • TACITUS ON ORATORY AND RHETORICS.
    CAZACU, AUREL M. // Economics, Management & Financial Markets; Jun2011, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p614 

    In Dialogus de oratoribus (Dialogues on Orators), Tacitus analyzes the causes of eloquence decadence in his times. If such decline had probably been a serious concern during the Republic, under the Imperial regime the orator should have had a less important part in the state leadership, and the...

  • Tacitus, Histories, Book II.
    O'GORMAN, ELLEN // Hermathena; Winter2009, Issue 187, p131 

    The article reviews the book "Tacitus, Histories, Book II," edited by Rhiannon Ash.

  • Tacitus as the Historian of the Principate.
    Verzhbitskiy, K. V. // Vestnik Sankt-Peterburgskogo Universiteta, Seriia 2: Istoriia; 2009, Issue 3, p60 

    This article deals with some aspects of the works by the ancient Roman historian Cornelius Tacitus, whose books are the main sources on the Roman history of the period of early Principate. The author focuses on the problem of reliability of his account of Roman history, represented by Tacitus in...

  • Jesus Christ: The Non-Biblical Records.
    Verzhbitskiy, K. V. // Senior Life; May/Jun2011, Special section p5 

    The article provides several facts related to Christianity and existence of Jesus Christ as its founder. It mentions the writings of various historians which include Cornelius Tacitus, Durant and Lucian. It also cites information on the existence of Jesus Christ according to anti-Christian...

  • Nudes, Swords, and the Germanic Imagination: Renditions of Germanic Sword Dance Narratives in Early Twentieth-Century Dance.
    Walsdorf, Hanna // Dance Research Journal; Dec2015, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p27 

    The written history of German sword dance has seen a number of quaint twists. With the rediscovery in 1455 of a short Tacitus quote (98 C.E.) presumably proving the existence of the sword dance in ancient Germanic times, claims were soon made that it had persisted for millennia. From the late...

  • Tacitus: Annals. Penguin Classics.
    Pagán, Victoria E. // Bryn Mawr Classical Review; 2014, p56 

    No abstract available.

  • Cicero and Tacitus in Sixteenth-Century France.
    Salmon, J.H.M. // American Historical Review; Apr80, Vol. 85 Issue 2, p307 

    Examines the shift in linguistic structures and moral ideologies from the Ciceronian to the Tacitist style in sixteenth-century France. Role of philosopher Cicero in humanist scholarship; Influence of Tacitus on Renaissance rhetoric and philosophy; Significance of Erasmus's satirical dialogue...

  • Writing and Empire in Tacitus.
    Devillers, Olivier // Bryn Mawr Classical Review; 2009, Issue 7, p15 

    The article reviews the book "Writing and Empire in Tacitus," by Dylan Sailor.

  • Tacitus: Agricola (with C. S. Kraus). Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics.
    Campbell, Duncan B. // Bryn Mawr Classical Review; Sep2015, p26 

    No abstract available.

  • The Annals of Tacitus, Book 11. Cambridge classical texts and commentaries, 51.
    de Verger, Antonio Ramírez // Bryn Mawr Classical Review; 2015, p1 

    No abstract available.

  • Jesus Christ: The Non-Biblical Records.
    de Verger, Antonio Ramírez // Oklahoma Woman; May2011, p5 

    The article offers historical facts on the existence of Jesus Christ. It mentions some philosophers and historians who asserted that Jesus and/or Christianity were real including Tacitus, Pliny the Younger, and Celsus. It identifies Celsus as the first great anti-Christian writer who authored a...

  • APULEIUS ÃŽNTRE APOLOGIA RELIGIEI ROMANE ÅžI DISCREDITAREA CULTULUI CREÅžTIN.
    Baumgarten, Cristian // Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Theologia Catholica; Jan-Jun2012, Vol. 57 Issue 1/2, p21 

    During the II century a.Chr., in its late Roman forms, the Egyptian religion coexisted with the new religious phenomenon of the Christian cult. The individuals had two options for the form and cult practice to choose as a matter of a strict existential nature, that rised the question of the...

  • Raising on a Shield: Origin and Afterlife of a Coronation Ceremony.
    Teitler, Hans // International Journal of the Classical Tradition; Spring2002, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p501 

    This article deals with 'raising on a shield' both as a historical phenomenon and as subject of artistic representation. Originally Germanic, the ritual is for the first time attested in Tacitus, in a passage about Brinno, the chief of the Cananefates who cooperated with "Claudius" Civilis...

  • Stephen Dando-Collins.
    Derbyshire, Jonathan // New Statesman; 1/3/2011, Vol. 140 Issue 5034, p51 

    Presented is an interview with Stephen Dando-Collins, a writer and author of the book "Legions of Rome: the Definitive History of Every Roman Legion." In the interview Dando-Collins discusses a number of topics including his admiration for the Roman historian Tacitus, parallels between the U.S....

  • IS MACHIAVELLI OR TACITUS MORE RELEVANT FOR CONTEMPORARY POLITICS?
    Melleuish, Greg // Policy; Summer2012/2013, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p39 

    The article offers information on the political theories of Roman historian Cornelius Tacitus and Italian historian Niccolo Machiavelli. It mentions that in this age of democratic caesarism, beliefs of Cornelius Tacitus are considered to be more relevant in Australian political system. It...

  • PORTRAIT OF AGRIPPINA THE ELDER IN TACITUS' ANNALS.
    MIGDAŁ, JUSTYNA // Classica Cracoviensia; 2011, p211 

    The article examines the character of Agrippina the Elder in "Annals" by Tacitus, senator and a historian of the Roman Empire. The prologue offers Agrippina's main attributes such as being the granddaughter of Emperor Augustus, gave Germanicus several children, and a passionate woman of...

  • Tácito y el Barroco Fúnebre.
    Andrés, Gregorio Hinojo // Nova Tellus; 2006, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p219 

    In this paper the author analyses the techniques and procedures employed by Tacitus in the Annales in order to increase the feeling of death, terror and cruelty. These feelings have been masterly summarized by R. Barthes in the syntagm "funeral Baroque". Although it was Tacitus the author who...

  • Tacitus, Germanicus, and Henry V*.
    Benario, Herbert W. // Notes & Queries; Sep2010, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p372 

    The article discusses how familiar the dramatist William Shakespeare was with the work of Roman historian Tacitus, though it is unclear if Shakespeare knew enough Latin to read the text in its original form of if he had to read an English translation, and the historical events that appear in...

  • U.S. General Calls Into Question Dutch Military Effectiveness.
    De Wind, Dorian // Moderate Voice; 3/19/2010, p21 

    The article presents the author's statements regarding the military tactics and effectiveness of Dutch soldiers in the Netherlands. The author mentions the historical background of Dutch military, wherein they were considered as fierce warriors, under the leadership of Tacitus. In addition, the...

  • Virtus Romana bajo la dinastía Julio-Claudia: la visión de Tácito en sus Annales.
    Balmaceda, Catalina // Onomázein; 2011, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p363 

    This paper tries to explain how and why the political change undergone by Rome from the Republic to the Principate also brought a change in the moral categories with which Roman virtus would be redefined in the future. I argue here that Tacitus, traditionally seen as an author who has emphasized...

  • Ronald Mellor, Tacitus' Annals. Oxford Approaches to Classical Literature. Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. Pp. vii, 255. ISBN 9780195151930. $19.95 (pb).
    Bartera, Salvador // Bryn Mawr Classical Review; 2011, Issue 7, p49 

    The article reviews the book "Tacitus' Annals: Oxford Approaches to Classical Literature," by Ronald Mellor.

  • Tacitus: Histories Book II. Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics.
    Edwards, Rebecca // Bryn Mawr Classical Review; 2008, Issue 10, p34 

    The article reviews the book "Tacitus: Histories Book II: Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics," by Rhiannon Ash.

  • A Tacitus Reader: Selections from Annales, Historiae, Germania, Agricola, and Dialogus. BC Latin readers.
    Berge, Bram ten // Bryn Mawr Classical Review; 2014, p61 

    No abstract available.

  • NEQUAQUAM HISTORIA DIGNA? PLINIAN STYLE EP.6.20.
    Augoustakis, Antony // Classical Journal; Feb/Mar2005, Vol. 100 Issue 3, p265 

    Focuses on the stylistic similarities of Roman author Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus or Pliny the Younger in his letters with accounts of historical events with the work of Roman historian Cornelius Tacitus. Effectiveness of the appropriation of Tacitean techniques in the letters; Use of...

  • CHAPTER 160: The Royal Law or Lex Regia.
    Augoustakis, Antony // Universal Right; 2000, p137 

    Chapter 160 of Book One of "Universal Right," by Giambattista Vico, translated and edited by Giorgio Pinton and Margaret Diehl is presented. It offers information concerning the royal law or the lex regia. It notes that there is no merit in uttering anything more concerning the royal law since...

  • Henry Savile's Tacitus and the Politics of Roman History in Late Elizabethan England.
    Kewes, Paulina // Huntington Library Quarterly; 2011, Vol. 74 Issue 4, p515 

    An essay is presented on the role of Roman history in English culture during the late Elizabethan period. Particular focus is given to a 1591 translation of the writings of the roman historian Tacitus by Henry Savile. According to the author, Savile's translation reveals the period's...

  • `THE TRAGEDY OF TIBERIUS' (1607): DEBTS TO SHAKESPEARE.
    Dean, Paul // Notes & Queries; Jun1984, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p213 

    The article states that the anonymous play "The Stately Tragedy of Claudius Tiberius Nero: Rome's Greatest Tyrant," (1607) draws its source-material mostly from historian Cornelius Tacitus, but treats it in the manner of a conventional revenge tragedy. The main center of interest is the villain...

  • TACITUS AND KYD'S THE SPANISH TRAGEDY.
    Hunter, G. K. // Notes & Queries; Dec2000, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p424 

    Criticizes dramatists Tacitus and Thomas Kyd's version of the play 'The Spanish Tragedy'. Kyd's fictional image of the Spanish political life; Tacitus' creation of cathartic value in individual action in spite of the tragic process the play depicts.

  • A época das revoluções no contexto do tacitismo: notas sobre a primeira tradução portuguesa dos Anais.
    de Araujo, Valdei Lopes // Estudos Ibero-Americanos; Dec2010, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p343 

    This paper analyses some themes of tacitism. These themes are here approached as a political and historiographical language available to signify the political and social changes that took place in the Luso-brazilian world between 1808 and 1830. Special attention is given to the study of the...

  • RENDERING CAESAR: THOUGHTS ON THE TRANSLATION INTO ENGLISH OF N P VAN WYK LOUW'S GERMANICUS.
    Claassen, J.-M. // Akroterion; 2006, Vol. 51, p57 

    This paper discusses its author's attempt to translate into English the verse drama Germanicus by the Afrikaans poet NP Van Wyk Louw, which is based on Tacitus' Annales 1-3. After a general discussion of translation theory and of Louw's theories relating to the classical tradition, the paper...

  • SIR HENRY SAVILE'S TRANSLATION OF TACITUS AND THE POLITICAL INTERPRETATION OF ELIZABETHAN TEXTS.
    Womersley, David // Review of English Studies; Aug91, Vol. 42 Issue 167, p313 

    Discusses Henry Savile's 17th-century English translations of the works of the Latin works of Tacitus. Account of how and where Savile's translation supports what seems to have been the political strategy of the Earl of Essex in the early 1590s; Vision of politics promulgated by Savile;...

  • Found in Translation.
    RAPHAEL, FREDERIC // Commentary; Sep2011, Vol. 132 Issue 2, p76 

    The article reviews the book "A Most Dangerous Book," by Christopher Krebs.

  • Surviving Poison Hemlock.
    Stivala, Joan // Melbourne Historical Journal; 2013, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p81 

    The article discusses philosopher and politician Lucius Annaeus Seneca's attempted suicide by the ingestion of hemlock. The author investigates why the hemlock failed to kill Seneca. It is suggested that while the dose used may have been too diluted to be lethal, it is more likely that a...

  • FiNdiNG THE CHRiST iN HiS ApOSTLES.
    HSiA CHANG, MARiA // New Oxford Review; Dec2013, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p24 

    The article focuses on the quest for Jesus Christ and his apostles. It states that the search for the historical Jesus has two problem of historical sources such as the three Synoptic Gospels and historians of the time. It notes that Tacitus, Josephus, and Suetonius are the three most...

  • Tacitus the Epic Successor: Virgil, Lucan, and the Narrative of Civil War in the Histories. Mnemosyne Supplements. Monographs on Greek and Latin Language and Literature, 345.
    Bartera, Salvador // Bryn Mawr Classical Review; May2013, p17 

    No abstract available.

  • SHAKESPEAREAN DEBT TO TACITUS' HISTORIES.
    Benario, Herbert W. // Notes & Queries; Jun2008, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p202 

    The article presents an analysis of the literary influence of the book "Histories" by Cornelius Tacitus on the writings of William Shakespeare. Drawing from the Shakespeare plays "Richard II" and "Macbeth," the author suggests there are numerous parallels of dramatic narrative between...

  • THE PRINCEPS AS THE PONTIFEX MAXIMUS. THE CASE OF TIBERIUS.
    Musiał, Danuta // Electrum; 2014, Vol. 21, p99 

    The Roman emperor accumulated political and religious power, which in republican tradition was divided between magistrates and priests. This does not mean, however, that the boundary between these authorities has been erased, which also confirms the manner in which the individual ruler held the...

  • Inglorius labor? The Rhetoric of Glory and Utility in Plutarch's Precepts and Tacitus' Agricola.
    KEMEZIS, ADAM M. // Classical World; Fall2016, Vol. 110 Issue 1, p87 

    Two contemporary texts in different languages, Plutarch's Precepts and Tacitus' Agricola, display remarkable commonalities in how they present elite political activity. Specifically, both texts idealize figures who do work for their communities that is useful but apparently lacks glory and...

  • Tacitean sidelights on The Master and Margarita.
    West, Stephanie // International Journal of the Classical Tradition; Spring97, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p473 

    Bulgakov's use of Tacitus' "Annals" in "The Master and Margarita" repays attention. Tacitus inspired his invention of Pilate's pre-Judaean career, the governor's physical courage being illustrated by flashbacks to the battle of Idistaviso (Ann. 2.16-18), while Tacitus' description of the...

  • Personendarstellung bei Tacitus: am Beispiel von Cn. Domitius Corbulo und Ser. Sulpicius Galba. Die Antike und ihr Weiterleben, Bd. 6.
    Damon, C.; Bernard, S.; Carli, R.; Farmer, M.; Galante, D.; Gerrish, J.; Gillespie, C.; Ham, C.; Jones, A.; Nethercut, J.; Sagstetter, K.; Smith, E.; Turner, D. // Bryn Mawr Classical Review; 2008, Issue 2, p39 

    The article reviews the book "Personendarstellung bei Tacitus: Am Beispiel von Cn. Domitius Corbulo und Ser. Sulpicius Galba. Die Antike und ihr Weiterleben," by Melanie Geiser.

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