Tacitus: Life of Julius Gnaeus Agricola

塔西佗的《阿古利可拉传》。

塔西佗,古罗马的史学家文学家。此篇是为其岳父阿古利可拉写的传记,文字渗透着感情。

阿古利可拉是罗马的 一位军政要人,完成并统治罗马在不列颠的统治的总督。文中写阿古利可拉为人容忍谦逊,勇敢刚毅,不逐名利,却终不为罗马皇帝所赏识,甚至疑被下毒致死。

这篇传记大约成于公元九八年。

 We should have lost memory as well as voice, had it been as easy to forget as to keep silence.

(GGB Vol. 6, pp. 274-298)

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