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THE AGRICOLA AND GERMANIA

OF TACITUS.

OF TACITUS

WITH

A REVISED TEXT, ENGLISH NOTES,

AND MAPS.

BY

ALFRED J. CHURCH, M.A.

LINCOLN COLLEGE, OXFORD,

ONE OF THE ASSISTANT MASTERS IN MERCHANT TAYLORS' SCHOOL, LONDON

AND

W. J. BRODRIBB, M.A.

LATE FELLOW OP ST JOHN'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE

London :

MACMILLAN AND CO.

1886

[The Right of Translation is reserred.]

21080,2755.886

HARYARD COUTGE LICHARY

CIFT OFTE
Ameniunti ANTIQUARIAN SUUILTY

MAY 4 1934

Cambridge:

PRINTED BY C. J. CLAY, M.A. & Sox,

AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS.

PREFACE

THE Treatise on Germany and the Life of Ayricola have, perhaps, been edited as frequently as any of the Latin Classics. They exhibit in a singularly convenient form the manner and genius of one of the greatest of ancient historians; and thus at once possess a great literary value, and are peculiarly useful as text-books in our Schools and Universities. About works which have been so diligently studied we can hardly expect to say much that is original. We have endeavoured, with the aid of recent editions, thoroughly to elucidate the text, explaining the various difficulties, critical and grammatical, which occur to the student. Information which is now amply supplied by the dictionaries of biography and geography we have thought it unnecessary to furnish. We have consulted

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