The Agricola and The Germania Author:S. A. Handford, Tacitus The portrait of Tacitus' father-in-law, Agricola, is a eulogistic description of the career of the famous governor of Roman Britain, and it contains the first detailed account of the British Isles. In the Germania Tacitus examines the life and customs of the war-like German tribes, often comparing them favourably with the decadence of Imperial R... more »ome. Hailed as a 'golden book', the Germania is certainly the best of its kind in antiquity.« less
From the Roman Author Historian Tacitus. The Germanii is very interesting to anyone of German Ancestry. The part Agricola is a eulogy to the authors Father in Law. some inetresting incites on the Roman legion in Britain but not much else on that count.