Gaius cornelius tacitus

Annals

circa 116

Why is it canonical?

The Annals are the definitive history of the Roman Empire from the reigns of Tiberius to Nero. Rediscovered during the Renaissance, the Annals became primary source material for humanist scholars who sought to understand and emulate Roman culture and values.

Creators

Tacitus

Locations

Rome Roman Empire

Languages

Latin

Images and Videos

Gaius cornelius tacitus

Tacitus, author of the Annals

Resources

The surviving portions of the Annals in English.