The Annals The Reigns of Tiberius, Claudius, and Nero

Here is a lively new translation of Cornelius Tacitus's timeless history of three of Rome's most memorable emperors.Tacitus, who condemns the depravity of these rulers, which he...

Annals

Beginning at the end of Augustus’s reign, Tacitus’s Annals examines the rules of the Roman emperors from Tiberius to Nero (though Caligula’s books are lost to us). Their...

The Annals of Tacitus Excerpts

The Annals, the last and greatest achievement of Tacitus, records the history of the Julio-Claudian emperors from the death of Augustus (14 A.D.) to the reign of Nero (54-68)....