Caius Cornelius Tacitus (56-120 CE)
Germania and Agricola
The Germany and the Agricola of Tacitus. The Oxford Translation Revised, with Notes and an n Introduction by Edward Brooks, Jr.
The Germania is an account of the customs and manners of various German tribes. The Agricola is s life of Tacitus’s father-in-law, Cnaeus Julius Agricola, the Roman general who finally subdued Britain.
From the Agricola: (Calgacus complains about Roman oppression):
“To ravage, to slaughter, to usurp under false titles, they call empire; and where they make a desert, they call it peace.”
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