Greek And Latin Voices - Tacitus

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Maria Wyke, professor of Latin at UCL, examines the work of the independent-minded Roman historian Tacitus, focusing on Annals, his most famous surviving work.

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Classics lecturer Ellen O'Gorman discusses Tacitus's skill at character portrayal.

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Andy Martin, a writer and French lecturer at Cambridge University assesses Tacitus' influence on writers like Racine and political figures like Napoleon.

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Rhiannon Ash, Lecturer in Latin and Greek at Oxford University, asks whether Tacitus is still worth reading today.