The Annals of Imperial Rome

By Cornelius Tacitus; Michael Grant | Go to book overview

CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION
1. The Life and Works of Tacitus7
2. What Tacitus Inherited9
3. Tacitus on Empire and Emperors14
4. Tacitus and the World20
5. The Style of Tacitus: Translator's Note22
IMPERIAL ROME
PART ONE: TIBERIUS
1. From Augustus to Tiberius (Bk I. 1-15)29
2. Mutiny on the Frontiers (I. 16-49)41
3. War with the Germans (I. 49-II. 26)59
4. The First Treason Trials (II. 27-52)88
5. The Death of Germanicus (II. 53-III. 19)102
6. Tiberius and the Senate (III. 19-76)126
7. 'Partner of My Labours' (IV, V)153
8. The Reign of Terror (VI)193
PART TWO: CLAUDIUS AND NERO
9. The Fall of Messalina (XI)225
10. The Mother of Nero (XII)244
11. The Fall of Agrippina (XIII. I-XIV. 13)274
12. Nero and his Helpers (XIV. 14-65)310
13. Eastern Settlement (XV. 1-32)334
14. The Burning of Rome (XV. 32-47)349
15. The Plot (XV. 48-74)356
16. Innocent Victims (XVI)370

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The Annals of Imperial Rome
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page 3
  • Contents 5
  • Introduction 7
  • The Annals Of Imperial Rome 27
  • Chapter 1 - From Augustus to Tiberius 29
  • Chapter 2 - Mutiny on the Frontiers 41
  • Chapter 3 - War with the Germans 59
  • Chapter 4 - The First Treason Trials 88
  • Chapter 5 - The Death of Germanicus 102
  • Chapter 6 - Tiberius and the Senate 126
  • Chapter 7 - 'Partner of My Labours' 153
  • Chapter 8 - The Reign of Terror 193
  • Part Two - Claudius and Nero 223
  • Chapter 9 - The Fall of Messalina 225
  • Chapter 10 - The Mother of Nero 244
  • Chapter II - The Fall of Agrippina 274
  • Chapter 12 - Nero and His Helpers 310
  • Chapter 13 - Eastern Settlement 334
  • Chapter 14 - The Burning of Rome 349
  • Chapter 15 - The Plot 356
  • Chapter 16 - Innocent Victims 370
  • Notes 385
  • List of Roman Emperors 399
  • Lists of Some Eastern Monarchs 400
  • Key to Technical Terms 402
  • Key to Place-Names 410
  • Genealogical Tables 433
  • Index of Personal Names 439
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