History: Tacitus

Posted on Sun 06 November 2022 in history

56- 120 - Tacitus is known as the "greatest historian of the silver age." He wrote several works, including Annals and Histories. Tacitus' works detailed the history of Rome from Tiberius through to Domitian, 14- 96 CE. Tacitus was also a Senator who disliked the abuses of power committed by the Roman Emperors, he believed that as a historian he could ensure that these abuses would not be forgotten by future generations.