Book description:Genre: History
1st ed. of "The Histories".
ISBN 13: 9780192831583
Number of pages: 250
Edward Gibbon called The Histories an immortal work, every sentence of which is pregnant with the deepest observations and the most lively images. Its author, Cornelius Tacitus, widely acknowledged as the greatest of all Roman historians, describes with cynical power the murderous Year of the Four Emperors - AD 69 - when in just a few months the whole of the Roman Empi