Agricola

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Agricola, Gnaeus Julius, -- 40-93, Statesmen -- Rome -- Biography -- Early works to 1800, Germanic peoples -- Early works to
Other titlesAgricola ; and Germany
StatementTacitus ; translated with an introduction and notes by Anthony R. Birley.
GenreEarly works to 1800
SeriesOxford world"s classics
ContributionsBirley, Anthony Richard., Tacitus, Cornelius.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDG291.7.A2 T313 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24063366M
ISBN 139780199539260
LC Control Number2009292558

Tacitus: Agricola Book 1 [1] 1. To bequeath to posterity a record of the deeds and characters of distinguished men is an ancient practice which even the present age, careless as it is of its own sons, has not abandoned whenever some great and conspicuous excellence has conquered and risen superior to that failing, common to petty and to great states, blindness and hostility to goodness.

Agricola (Latin: De vita et moribus Tacitus is best known for Annals and Histories, covering the history of Ancient Rome, and he also wrote Germania, a fascinating description of the Germanic people as seen from the Roman point of view circa A.D/5. Agricola and Germania are two of Roman Historian Tacitus' most famous works.

In this book you can read both of his fine works. Agricola is the story of Tacitus' father-in-law, a Roman officer that was involved in the conquest of Britain/5(88). This is a collection of two books, the Agricola and the Germania.

The Agricola is a biography of his father-in-law, interleaved Agricola book descriptions Agricola book Roman Britain.

The Germania is a later book 4/5. “Agricola” is an essay by Roman senator and historian Tacitus in praise of his father-in-law, Roman general Gnaeus Julius Agricola.

Written c. 98 AD, five years after Agricola’s death, the work encompasses several genres. Tacitus: Agricola Book 1 [10] The geography and inhabitants of Britain, already described by many writers, I will speak of, not that my research and ability may be compared with Agricola book, but because the country was then for the first time thoroughly subdued.

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Borrow Library Materials. Return to the main library website. An Oxford translation of the Agricola by Tacitus. The ancient custom of transmitting to posterity the actions and manners of famous men, has not been neglected even by the present age, incurious though it be about those belonging to it, whenever any exalted and noble degree of virtue has triumphed over that false estimation of merit, and that ill-will to it, by which small and great states.

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It should also make it much easier to introduce students to this wonderful text. The Agricola offers an ideal first taste of Roman historical writing - short enough to be read in its entirety, but still possessing much of the complexity and depth of Tacitus's later, longer works.'.

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A game for players ages 12 and up; play time is 30 minutes per player.8/10(7K). Meanwhile this book, intended to do honour to Agricola, my father-in-law, will, as an expression of filial regard, be commended, or at least excused. Cnaeus Julius Agricola was born at the ancient and famous colony of Forum Julii.

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Each of his grandfathers was. The Agricola and the Germania, by Cornelius Tacitus, serves two purposes as a historical document.

First, the book serves to pay tribute to one of the greatest commanders over Britain in Roman history, that of Commander Agricola.

Due to his status as Agricola's son-in-law, Tacitus tells the story of. The German scientist Georgius Agricola has, with much justification, been called the father of mineralogy. Of his seven geologic books, De natura fossilium (; “On Natural Fossils”) contains his major contributions to mineralogy and, in fact, has.

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The Agricola (Latin: De vita et moribus Iulii Agricolae, lit. On the life and character of Julius Agricola) is a book by the Roman historian Tacitus, written c 98, which recounts the life of his father-in-law Gnaeus Julius Agricola, an eminent Roman general.

About Agricola and the Germania. The Agricola is both a portrait of Julius Agricola—the most famous governor of Roman Britain and Tacitus’ well-loved and respected father-in-law—and the first detailed account of Britain that has come down to us. It offers fascinating descriptions of the geography, climate and peoples of the country, and a succinct account of the early stages of the Roman.

Cornelius Tacitus, The Life of Cnæus Julius Agricola. Alfred John Church, William Jackson Brodribb, Ed. Home Collections/Texts Perseus Catalog Research Grants Open Source About Help. Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue.

Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position: chapter 1 chapter 2 chapter 3 chapter. The Agricola (Latin language: De vita et moribus Iulii Agricolae, lit. On the life and character of Julius Agricola) is a book by the Roman historian Tacitus, written c.

98, which recounts the life of his father-in-law Gnaeus Julius Agricola, an eminent Roman general. AGRICOLA contains references for books, journal articles, book chapters, audiovisuals, and other agricultural resources.

These resources encompass all aspects of agriculture such as animal and veterinary sciences including poultry and dairy, entomology, plant sciences such as horticulture, crop and soil science, and plant pathology, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming. The Agricola (Latin: De vita et moribus Iulii Agricolae, lit.

On the life and character of Julius Agricola) is a book by the Roman historian Tacitus, written c. 98, which recounts the life of his father-in-law Gnaeus Julius Agricola, an eminent Roman general.

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-Detailled step-by-step tutorial -Complete rulebook and card gallery/5(65). Tacitus (Cornelius), famous Roman historian, was born in 55, 56 or 57 CE and lived to about He became an orator, married in 77 a daughter of Julius Agricola before Agricola went to Britain, was quaestor in 81 or 82, a senator under the Flavian emperors, and a praetor in Agricola also wrote the first book on physical geology, De Ortu et Causis Subterraneorum (), notable for its descriptions of wind and water as powerful geological forces, and for its explanation of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions as produced by subterranean vapors and gases heated by the Earth's internal heat.

Looking for books by Georg Agricola. See all books authored by Georg Agricola, including Georgius Agricola de Re Metallica, and de Re Metallica, and more on The Agricola is both a portrait of Julius Agricola – the most famous governor of Roman Britain and Tacitus’ well-loved and respected father-in-law – and the first detailed account of Britain that has come down to us.

It offers fascinating descriptions of the geography, climate and peoples of the country, and a succinct account of the early stages of the Roman occupation, nearly fatally /5(7). Gnaeus Julius Agricola, (born J 40 ce, Forum Julii, Gallia Narbonensis—died Aug 93), Roman general celebrated for his conquests in life is set forth by his son-in-law, the historian Tacitus.

After serving as military tribune under Suetonius Paulinus, governor in Britain (59–61), Agricola became, successively, quaestor in Asia (64), people’s tribune (66), and. Agricola by P. Cornelius Tacitus; 83 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, Readers, Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern), Translations.

The "Agricola" is a biographical sketch of the writer's father-in-law, who, as has been said, was a distinguished man and governor of Britain. It is one of the author's earliest works and was probably written shortly after the death of Domitian, in   This book contains a pair of early works by the great Roman historian Tacitus.

Agricola is an homage to the historian's father-in-law, a Roman governor in Britain during the 1st century A.D. Germania describes the German people and their culture during the same author's admiration for his late father-in-law is manifest in by: From Stuart, Duane Reed.

Tacitus: The York: Macmillan. Pp. xv-xix. Agricola died in the year 93 A.D. Five years passed before Tacitus gave to the world the account of his father-in-law's life and character which we know under the title De Vita Iulii Agricolae publication of the book was doubtless retarded by that attitude of self-effacement which, as we have seen.