ERIC Number: ED046282
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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Goodyear, F. R. D.
As a controversial figure in classical studies, "Tacitus the historian" and "Tacitus the stylist" are pictured in a personal synthesis of new approaches to Tacitean scholarship. The literary character and purpose of the "Agricola" and "Germanica" are discussed prior to an examination of Tacitus' views on the decline of oratory in the "Dialogus". The "Histories" and "Annals", covering the years 69 to 96 A.D., are examined from the point of view of structure and date. A final section on the language and style of Tacitus concludes the work. (RL)
Descriptors: Ancient History, Classical Languages, Classical Literature, Language Styles, Latin, Latin Literature, Literary Criticism, Literary Styles, Literature Reviews, Textual Criticism
Joint Association of Classical Teachers, Dept. of Education, The University, Sheffield 10, England ($.75)
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Joint Association of Classical Teachers, Oxford (England).
Identifiers: Tacitus (Cornelius)
Note: Greece and Rome: New Surveys in the Classics No. 4