The Histories (Penguin Classics)

The Histories (Penguin Classics)


In advert sixty eight, Nero's suicide marked the tip of the 1st dynasty of imperial Rome. the next 12 months used to be one in all drama and threat, with 4 emperors—Galba, Otho, Vitellius, and Vespasian—emerging in succession. in line with authoritative assets, The Histories vividly recounts the main points of the "long yet unmarried 12 months" of revolution that introduced the Roman empire to the threshold of collapse.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the easiest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts greater through introductions and notes through unusual students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by means of award-winning translators.

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