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Readings from Tacitus: Read in Latin by John F.C. Richards

Readings from Tacitus: Read in Latin by John F.C. Richards

Publius (or Gaius) Cornelius Tacitus (c. AD 56–c. AD 120) was a senator and an historian of the Roman Empire. The surviving portions of his two major works—the Annals and the Histories—examine the reigns of the Roman emperors Tiberius, Claudius, Nero, and those who reigned in the Year of the Four Emperors (AD 69). In this recording, John F. C. Richards, a professor of Greek and Latin at Columbia University, reads selections from these two works in Latin. This is one of ten albums recorded by Richards for Folkways Records. The liner notes contain the Latin texts and English translations.

Track Listing

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The Annals of Tacitus: I, 1-2 (Urbem Roman - Mallent) John F.C. Richards 3:46
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The Annals of Tacitus: I, 72-73 (Nomen Patris - Dis Curae) John F.C. Richards 4:43
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The Annals of Tacitus: VI, 22 (Sed Mihi - Tulerit) John F.C. Richards 2:40
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The Annals of Tacitus: VI, 51 (Pater Ei - Utebatur) John F.C. Richards 2:43
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The Annals of Tacitus: XI, 24 (His Atque Talibus - Exempla Erit) John F.C. Richards 4:57
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The Annals of Tacitus: XV, 44 (Sed Non Ope - Absumerentur) John F.C. Richards 2:56
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The Annals of Tacitus: XVI, 34-35 (Tum Ad Thrasean - Exemplis) John F.C. Richards 3:03
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The Histories of Tacitus: I, 1 (Initium - Licet) John F.C. Richards 3:07
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The Histories of Tacitus: I, 2-3 (Opus - Ultionem) John F.C. Richards 4:50
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The Histories of Tacitus: I, 49 (Hunc Exitum - Imperasset) John F.C. Richards 2:12
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The Histories of Tacitus:: III, 33 (Quadraginta - Defensum) John F.C. Richards 2:39
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The Histories of Tacitus: IV, 5-6 (Helvidius - Requirentium) John F.C. Richards 3:14
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The Histories of Tacitus: Agricola, 2-3 (Legimus - Venimus) John F.C. Richards 4:33
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Histories: 30, Quotiens (Appellant) John F.C. Richards 3:23
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Histories: 44-45, Nam Sicut (Muniebat) John F.C. Richards 2:43

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