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Tacitus

[tas-i-tuh s] /ˈtæs ɪ təs/
noun
1.
Publius Cornelius
[puhb-lee-uh s] /ˈpʌb li əs/ (Show IPA),
a.d. c55–c120, Roman historian.
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Tacitus

/ˈtæsɪtəs/
noun
1.
Publius Cornelius (ˈpʌblɪəs kɔːˈniːljəs). ?55–?120 ad, Roman historian and orator, famous as a prose stylist. His works include the Histories, dealing with the period 68–96, and the Annals, dealing with the period 14–68
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