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Tacitus – The Annals, Book 11: 47-48 AD – 11.16‑38 Corbulo settles a Frisian revolt. Senatorial rights extended to the provinces. Debaucheries and execution of Messalina.

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Tacitus – The Annals, Book 11: 47-48 AD – 11.1‑15 Claudius is emperor. In Rome, Suillius prosecutes many. Turmoil in Armenia.

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Tacitus – The Annals, Book 6 – A.D. 32-37 – 6.28‑51 Parthian War, centered on Armenia. Fire on the Aventine Hill in Rome. Death of Tiberius.

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Tacitus – The Annals, Book 6 – A.D. 32-37 – 1‑27 The purges after the fall of Sejanus.

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Tacitus – The Annals, Book 5: 29-31 AD – The death of the dowager Empress Livia

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Tacitus – The Annals, Book 4: 23-28 AD – 4.57‑75 Tiberius abandons the capital for Campania. Fire on the Coelian Hill in Rome. Condemnation of Titius Sabinus.

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Tacitus – The Annals, Book 4: 23-28 AD – 4.46‑56 War in Thrace. Plots set in motion against Agrippina.

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Tacitus – The Annals, Book 4: 23-28 AD – 4.32‑45 The beginning of the fall of Sejanus.

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Tacitus – The Annals, Book 4: 23-28 AD – 4.23‑31 The war against Tacfarinas finally over. More prosecutions.

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Tacitus – The Annals, Book 4: 23-28 AD – 4.1‑22 Intrigues in Rome: the continued rise of Sejanus, who poisons Drusus. Prosecutions of C. Silius and others.

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Tacitus – The Annals, Book 3: 20-22 AD – 3.56‑76 Intrigues in Rome: Tiberius against Silanus. Tacfarinas’ revolt in Numidia, continued.

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Tacitus – The Annals, Book 3: 20-22 AD – 3.40‑55 Revolt in Gaul. Intrigues in Rome.

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Tacitus – The Annals, Book 3: 20-22 AD – 3.20‑39 Roman domestic politics and legal matters.

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Tacitus – The Annals, Book 3: 20-22 AD – 3.1‑19 Rome after Germanicus: eulogies, intrigues, and adjustment.

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Tacitus – The Annals, Book 2: 16-19 AD – 2.47‑88 Intrigues in Rome; Tacfarinas’ revolt in Numidia; Germanicus’ grand tour thru Asia as special foreign affairs envoy. Piso against Germanicus, and death of Germanicus, poison widely suspected.

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Tacitus – The Annals, Book 2: 16-19 AD – 2.27‑46 The opposition in Rome to Tiberius: Libo Drusus, Piso, and Asinius Gallus.

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Tacitus – The Annals, Book 2: 16-19 AD – 2.1‑26 More war in Germany.

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Tacitus – The Annals, Book 1: 14-15 AD – 1.72‑81 Intrigues in Rome.

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Tacitus – The Annals, Book 1: 14-15 AD – 1.55‑71 The war in Germany.

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Tacitus – The Annals, Book 1: 14-15 AD – 1.31‑54 Germanicus and the mutiny of the German legions.

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Tacitus – The Annals, Book 1: 14-15 AD – 1.16‑30 Drusus and the mutiny of the Pannonian legions

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Tacitus – The Annals, Book 1: 14-15 AD – 1.1‑15 Death and funeral of Augustus; accession of Tiberius

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Pliny the Younger – The Eruption of Vesuvius (Letter 6.20)

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Pliny the Younger – The Eruption of Vesuvius (Letter 6.16)

Posted in Ancient Rome Philosophy Year 2

“Meditations” by Marcus Aurelius (170-180 AD)