- Pub·li·us Cornelius [puhb-lee-uh s] /ˈpʌb li əs/, a.d. c55–c120, Roman historian.
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But Virgil and Cicero would certainly be on the list; perhaps Livy and Tacitus; Boccaccio and Dante.How I Write: Stephen Greenblatt, Pulitzer Winner of ‘The Swerve’
September 19, 2012
I had gone three times through the whole of Livy, Sallust, and Tacitus.Self-Help
Such, according to Tacitus, was the supreme God of the Germans.Legends of the Saxon Saints
Aubrey de Vere
Tacitus mentions other German gods; the two statements are both true.History of Religion
Wills also were borrowed from Rome, and were unknown to the Germans of Tacitus.The Common Law
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
The Roman emperors were not so bad as Tacitus describes them.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte
William Milligan Sloane
- Publius Cornelius (ˈpʌblɪəs kɔːˈniːljəs). ?55–?120 ad, Roman historian and orator, famous as a prose stylist. His works include the Histories, dealing with the period 68–96, and the Annals, dealing with the period 14–68
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