Tag Archive: Caesars

Oct 16 2013

The Annals of Imperial Rome by Tacitus

Tacitus is the greatest of the Roman historians. He is also the most prejudiced. Modern historians have called into question his portrayal of Tiberius as a cruel and depraved tyrant, and indeed Tacitus’ own narrative reveals him for the most part a capable ruler. Tacitus is always insinuating that while Tiberius said and did one …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thefrumiousconsortium.net/2013/10/16/the-annals-of-imperial-rome-by-tacitus/