One of the greatest historians of ancient Rome, Cornelius Tacitus is a primary source for much of what is known about life the first and second centuries after the life of Jesus. His most famous works, Histories and Annals, exist in fragmentary form, thou...
Publius (or Gaius) Cornelius Tacitus was a senator and an historian of the
Roman Empire. The surviving portions of his two major works—the Annals and
Aug 19, 2015 ... Tacitus was born in c.55, perhaps in southern Gaul. His father was a wealthy man
and belonged to the second tier of the Roman elite, the ...
May 4, 2010 ... Tacitus, in full Publius Cornelius Tacitus, or Gaius Cornelius Tacitus (born ad 56
—died c. 120), Roman orator and public official, probably the ...
By Tacitus Written 109 A.C.E.. Translated by Alfred John Church and William
Jackson Brodribb. The Annals has been divided into the following sections: ...
Tacitus was a Roman historian writing early in the 2nd century A.D. His Annals
provide us with a single reference to Jesus of considerable value. Rather ...
The most famous passage in which Tacitus mentions Christianity is as follows (
Annals 15.44):. Such indeed were the precautions of human wisdom. The next ...
Complete Works of Tacitus. Tacitus. Alfred John Church. William Jackson
Brodribb. Sara Bryant. edited for Perseus. New York. : Random House, Inc.
Dec 10, 2016 ... (Vol. IV) Tacitus Annals. Book IV (beginning). p3 1 1 The consulate of Gaius
Asinius and Gaius Antistius was to Tiberius the ninth year of public ...