The histories, Books 4-5

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Harvard University Press, 1979 - History
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User Review  - Witek - Goodreads

It's an amazing example of ancient history writing. It is too bad that only a part of this great work has survived to this day, for Tacitus' style of writing is exhilarating. If you love history and/or have a passion for ancient Rome you simply must read it! Read full review

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User Review  - Louis W - Goodreads

Does drinking five beers and reading Tacitus' spare and terrifically human account of the circular violence following the death of the Emperor Nero in 69 AD help heal the pain of the Jets' embarrassing 27-19 loss to the Bears? Yes, a little. Read full review

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