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TACITUS AND HIS FORERUNNERS
TACITUS THE HISTORIAN
Tacitus belief in his own impartialityHis art
THE HELLENISTIC BACKGROUND
LIVY THE MAN AND THE WRITER
admiration affairs already Ammianus ancient Annals appears Augustus authors beginning believe Books brought Caesar called Cato century chapter character Cicero civil Claudius complete composed contemporary continued contrast critics death decade described earlier early emperor Empire especially estimate evidence example expression Fabius fact final followed give Greek hand Hist historian human interest interpretation Italy judgment later Latin leading least less letter literary literature lived Livy Livy's manner means military mind narrative observed official orations passage passed past period Persian political Polybius praise present prove question reader reason recent records refers regard relates remarks rhetorical Roman Rome Sallust seems senate side sources speeches story style Tacitus Tiberius tion true truth whole writing