Tacitus

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  • Tacitus claims that its color made it stand out from all other birds.
  • But when they wrote their own characters their chief master was Tacitus. Cited from Characters from 17th Century Histories and Chronicles, by Various
  • This point at least will be granted, because it is no more than what Tacitus has recorded. Cited from Evidence of Christianity, by William Paley
  • The best image we have of them is to be found in Tacitus. Cited from Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VII. (of 12), by Burke
  • Tacitus would later go on to write a biography of his father-in-law.
  • His noble speech on this occasion has been preserved for us by Tacitus. Cited from The Women of the Caesars, by Guglielmo Ferrero
  • The enemy, says Tacitus, was removed as it were into another island. Cited from Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VII. (of 12), by Burke
  • Tacitus does not mention who controlled other areas of the province.
  • All of these peoples had for the most part moved by the time of Tacitus.
  • It is more than questionable, however, whether Tacitus himself divided his work under these titles.
  • In the case of Tacitus imagination has taken the place of history. Cited from Miscellanies, by Oscar Wilde
  • It appears from Tacitus, that there was a town of the same name, that stood near the mountain. Cited from A Dialogue Concerning Oratory, by Cornelius Tacitus
  • Tacitus was much struck with the physical characteristics of the race, as being so uniform. Cited from Ten Great Religions, by James Freeman Clarke
  • In this ancient state we know them from Tacitus. Cited from Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VII. (of 12), by Burke
  • For Tacitus says that they marched first four miles and then sixteen. Cited from Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II, by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
  • Tacitus's political career was largely lived out under the emperor Domitian.
  • Living in retirement there, he devoted himself to the study of Tacitus.
  • Yet we have received very little information concerning these tribes before the days of Caesar and Tacitus. Cited from Ten Great Religions, by James Freeman Clarke
  • According to Tacitus, who was nine at the time of the fire, it spread quickly and burned for over five days.
  • Tacitus recorded that the Jews "regard it as a crime to kill any late-born children."
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Meaning of Tacitus

  • noun Roman historian who wrote major works on the history of the roman empire (56-120)