Roman Historical Sources' reliablity- TACITUS (ANNALS AND HISTORIES)

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They are more...?
Reliable than the 'Agricola' - for events and actions. Tried to write objectively.
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However, themes of...?
Slavery, freedom, oppression etc. are seen in Britons' speeches (Boudicca, Caratacus (Galgacus- 'Agricola')).
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These should be viewed as...?
Tacitus' own criticisms of Rome.
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Tacitus hated...?
The supreme power that the Emperor held, and that the Senate had become powerless.
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Therefore, when discussing the Briton's lack of freedom...?
He is really criticising the Senate's lack of freedom.
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The 'Noble Savage' is...?
A criticism of the excesses of Rome under the principate.
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Slavery, freedom, oppression etc. are seen in Britons' speeches (Boudicca, Caratacus (Galgacus- 'Agricola')).

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Tacitus hated...?

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