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Publius Cornelius Tacitus

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Biography - Publius Cornelius Tacitus:

Roman senator and historian.
Born: 58 - Died: 120
Period:
2nd century
1st century
Place of birth: France
France

To plunder, to slaughter, to steal, these things they misname empire and where they make a wilderness, they call it peace.




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