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The Histories
by Cornelius Tacitus and Kenneth Wellesley and Rhiannon Ash


Overview - In AD 68, Nero's suicide marked the end of the first dynasty of imperial Rome. The following year was one of drama and danger, with four emperors Galba, Otho, Vitellius, and Vespasian emerging in succession. Based on authoritative sources, "The Histories" vividly recounts the details of the "long but single year" of revolution that brought the Roman empire to the brink of collapse.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In AD 68, Nero's suicide marked the end of the first dynasty of imperial Rome. The following year was one of drama and danger, with four emperors Galba, Otho, Vitellius, and Vespasian emerging in succession. Based on authoritative sources, "The Histories" vividly recounts the details of the "long but single year" of revolution that brought the Roman empire to the brink of collapse.
For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-datetranslations by award-winning translators."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780140449648
  • ISBN-10: 0140449647
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: August 2009
  • Page Count: 342
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP

Series: Penguin Classics

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Books > History > Ancient - Rome
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