When did Tacitus write Annals?

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When did Tacitus write Annals?

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Senator and Roman historian Tacitus (56-120 AD) is considered to be one of the great writers of the ancient world. He is best known for writing the works 'Annals' and 'Histories' meant to form a single collection of some thirty books concerning the early Roman empire. The events and individuals mentioned in the 'Histories' occur after those of the 'Annals', even though he wrote the 'Histories' first.

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Tacitus (56-120 AD) wrote the 'Annals' in and around the year 109 AD. The work is a glimpse inside the reign of the Roman emperors from Tiberius to...

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