Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
* Mattingly gives a brief history of Tacitus, the author.
* Then Mattingly introduces Agricola and his career.
* Mattingly speaks about "The Agricola" and how it is written.
* Mattingly critiques Tacitus' account of Britain before he gives another modern version of British history before and after Agricola.
* By Chapter X, Mattingly writes about "The Germania" and...
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