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Gaius Cornelius Tacitus
(56 - 117)

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0055 Born (probably northern Italy, Gallia Narbonensis, or Hispania)
0075 Studies oratory at Rome
0076 Granted latus clavus by Vespasian
0077 Marries Julia, the daughter of the Narbonensian senator Gnaeus Julius Agricola
0081 Enters political life as quaestor
0088 Becomes praetor
0097 Appointed substitute consul under Nerva
0097 Becomes suffect consul
0098 Writes The Life of Julius Agricola and The Germania (date approx.)
0100 With Pliny the Younger, prosecutes Marius Priscus (proconsul of Africa) for corruption
0102 Writes Dialogue on Oratory
0105 Writes Histories
0112 Governor of the Roman province of Asia in Western Anatolia
0117 Dies
0117 Writes Annals
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