Tacitus

[ tas-i-tuhs ]
/ ˈtæs ɪ təs /

noun

Pub·li·us Cornelius [puhb-lee-uhs], /ˈpʌb li əs/, a.d. c55–c120, Roman historian.

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Tacitus
/ (ˈtæsɪtəs) /

noun

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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