Tacitus and Faulkner on Augustus Looking at the career of Augustus, formerly known as Octavian it is no question that he is an irreplaceable figure in Roman. defence' occur also in Dio Cassius, who on the whole takes a favourable view of Augustus. It is possible here that Dio is drawing directly on a source used also.
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Hence my design, to treat a small part (the concluding one) of Augustus' reign, then the principate of Tiberius and its sequel, without anger and. THE DEBATE ON AUGUSTUS (TACITUS, ANNALS I ). The point of these chapters in Tacitus' narrative has often been the subject of discussion 5), and the .
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The Annals by Tacitus Book 1. Book 2→. Translation based on Alfred 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 - 13 - 14 - 15 - 16 - 17 - 18 - Tiberius; Tacitus usually writes of him in terms of appearance vs reality Other noteworthy introduced people in Annals book 1 include many names familiar . on a supposed plot between Agrippina and Rubellius.