The Preface to Tacitus' Annals: More Sallust?

Classical Quarterly 42 (2):567-568 (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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