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by Tacitus,A. J. Woodman

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Author: Tacitus,A. J. Woodman
ISBN: 0872205592
ISBN13: 978-0872205598
Language: English
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (September 2004)
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by Tacitus (Author), A. J. Woodman (Introduction), A. Woodman (Translator) & 0 more. Browse a new selection of discounted Kindle Books each month. Woodman's translation masterfully conveys Tacitus' distinctive and powerful literary style and reflects the best of relevant current scholarship. His introduction provides a wealth of insight into the period about which Tacitus wrote, Tacitus himself, and the principles of translation that have shaped this rendering.

Hackett Publishing, 1 сент A. Woodman is Basil L. Gildersleeve Professor of Classics, University of Virginia. Библиографические данные.

Hackett Publishing, 1 сент. An introductory essay discusses Tacitus' career, the period about which he wrote, the nature of historical writing in the Roman world, and the principles of translation which have shaped this rendering. No other translation captures more successfully the flavor, nuance, and power of Tacitus' greatest work. A. The Annals Hackett Classics.

Woodman has produced the most sophisticated English translation of Tacitus' Annals to date, one that will likely remain the standard for .

Woodman has produced the most sophisticated English translation of Tacitus' Annals to date, one that will likely remain the standard for years to come. Woodman successfully incorporates into his translation the sense and sound of the author's literary style  .

Book 4 of Tacitus' Annals, described by Sir Ronald Syme as 'the best that Tacitus ever wrote', covers the years AD 23-28, the pivotal period in the principate of the emperor Tiberius. Under the malign influence of Sejanus, the henchman who duped him and was loaded with honours, Tiberius withdrew to the island of Capri and was never again seen in Rome, where the treason tri Book 4 of Tacitus' Annals, described by Sir Ronald.

Translated, with Introduction and Notes, by. oodman

Translated, with Introduction and Notes, by. oodman. Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. ge. INTRODUCTION Tacitus is acknowledged to be the greatest historian of ancient Rome, the Annals his greatest work.

Woodman Tacitus: The Annals. Translated, with Introduction and Notes. Indianapolis and Cambridge: Hackett Publishing Company, In. 2004. Paper, £1. 5 (Cased, £32). ISBN: 0-87220-588-4 (0-87220-559-2 hbk). ARTHUR J. POMEROY (a1). Victoria University of Wellington.

The Annals (Hackett Classics). by Tacitus, A. Woodman. Coauthors & Alternates. ISBN 9780872205598 (978-0-87220-559-8) Hackett Publishing Company, In.

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Электронная книга "The Annals", Tacitus . Эту книгу можно прочитать в Google Play Книгах на компьютере, а также на устройствах Android и iOS. Выделяйте текст, добавляйте закладки и делайте заметки, скачав книгу "The Annals" для чтения в офлайн-режиме. Woodman's translation combines accuracy and Tacitean invention, masterfully conveying Tacitus' distinctive and powerful manner of expression, and reflecting the best of current scholarship.

Tacitus was Rome's greatest historian, and the Annals his greatest work. This book collects . Woodman's writings on Tacitus over the past twenty-five years, focusing almost exclusively on the Annals. Woodman offers new or different interpretations of some of the most famous passages in the work, and argues that, through familiarity, generations of scholars have misread significant passages, thereby gaining and perpetuating a distorted view of what Tacitus had to say, especially about Tiberius

A.J. Woodman's translation combines accuracy and Tacitean invention, masterfully conveying Tacitus' distinctive and powerful manner of expression, and reflecting the best of current scholarship. An introductory essay discusses Tacitus' career, the period about which he wrote, the nature of historical writing in the Roman world, and the principles of translation which have shaped this rendering. No other translation captures more successfully the flavor, nuance, and power of Tacitus' greatest work.

This edition includes extensive notes; suggestions for further reading; appendices explaining political and military terms, and geographical and topographical names; imperial family trees; maps; and an index.

The current printing of the 2004 edition includes corrections and revisions made in 2008.

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