11. Tacitus' Senatorial Embassies of 69 CE1

  1. Victoria Emma Pagán PhD
  1. Kathryn Williams PhD

Published Online: 24 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444354188.ch11

A Companion to Tacitus

A Companion to Tacitus

How to Cite

Williams, K. (2011) Tacitus' Senatorial Embassies of 69 CE1, in A Companion to Tacitus (ed V. E. Pagán), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444354188.ch11

Editor Information

  1. University of Florida, USA

Author Information

  1. Canisius College in Buffalo, NY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 19 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405190329

Online ISBN: 9781444354188

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Keywords:

  • Tacitus' senatorial embassies of 69 CE;
  • Roman Senate, its responsibilities;
  • Augustus, boastful in Res Gestae;
  • Tacitus' mention of Galba's delegation;
  • revolt of legions, Upper Germany;
  • Otho's struggles, Vitellian forces;
  • Tacitus' introducing Musonius Rufus;
  • description of activities, in camp;
  • Tacitus' unfavorable account of Cerialis;
  • belief, of Cerialis maltreating Agricola

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Histories 1.19.2

  • Histories 1.74.2

  • Histories 3.80–81

  • Conclusion

  • Guide to Further Reading