Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II - Cornelius Tacitus

Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II

By Cornelius Tacitus

  • Release Date: 2005-10-23
  • Genre: History
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At this point he closed his public career. He had reached the goal of a politician's ambition and had become known as one of the best speakers of his time, but he seems to have realized that under the Principate politics was a dull farce, and that oratory was of little value in a time of peace and strong government.