The Preface to Tacitus' Annals: More Sallust?

Classical Quarterly 42 (02):567- (1992)
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Commentators on the Annals naturally observe that the famous first sentence of Tacitus' preface alludes to the preface of Sallust's Bellum Catilinae . But it seems that none of them has observed a further allusion to Sallust's preface in the last sentence of Tacitus', which is almost equally famous



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