Tacitus and Bracciolini

Cover image for

Download


Language: English
Wordcount: 106,594 / 322 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 51.7
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 1,376
mnybks.net#: 6011
Genres: Biography, History
Excerpt

made by Tacitus. V. The spirit of the Renaissance shown in both parts of the Annals. VI. That both parts proceeded from the same hand shown in the writer pretending to know the feelings of the characters in the narrative. VII. The contradictions in the two parts of the Annals and in the works of Bracciolini. VIII. The Second Florence MS. a forgery. IX. Conclusion.


BOOK THE FIRST.

TACITUS.

"Allusiones saepe subobscurae ... mihi conjectandi aliquando, et aliquando exploratae veritatis fundamento innitendi materiam praebuere." DE TONELLIS. Praef. ad Poggii Epist.


TACITUS AND BRACCIOLINI.

CHAPTER I

.

TACITUS COULD BARELY HAVE WRITTEN THE ANNALS.

I. From the chronological point of view.--II. The silence preserved about that work by all writers till the fifteenth century.--III. The age of the MSS. containing the Annals.

I. The Annals and the History of Tacitus are like two houses in ruins: dismantled of their original proportions they perpetuate the splendour of R

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Tacitus and Bracciolini  by John Wilson Ross - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Tacitus and Bracciolini  by John Wilson Ross - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Tacitus and Bracciolini  by John Wilson Ross - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Tacitus and Bracciolini  by John Wilson Ross - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Tacitus and Bracciolini  by John Wilson Ross - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for Tacitus and Bracciolini  by John Wilson Ross - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Story of My Life
by Helen Keller
Forty-Six Years in the Army
by John M. Schofield
Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
by Jens Christian Aaberg
Autobiography of a Yogi
by Paramhansa Yogananda
Acres of Diamonds
by Russell H. Conwell
Abraham Lincoln
by Rev. T.M. Eddy
The Age of Invention
by Holland Thompson
An Iron Will
by Orison Swett Marden
The Age of Big Business
by Burton J. Hendrick

See more popular titles from this genre.