Cornelius Tacitus
Introduction and notes by Alfred Gudeman
Allyn and Bacon, Boston, 1900, Latin
Nonfiction, General

 From Allyn and Bacon's College Latin Series. This account of the Germanic peoples by the Roman writer Tacitus first appeared in A.D. 98.

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Diana Balmori
I include the seemingly odd choice of Tacitus’s Germania because it was a revelation to me when my father, a linguist, gave it to me for a translating exercise in my Latin classes with him. I was pretty fluent in Latin at that point and had read and translated many of Horace's odes, which interested me not at all. . . . View the complete text
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