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The Agricola; and the Germania; Setting & Symbolism

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Britain

In the book, Britain refers to the entire island that is often called the British Isles. This is the area Agricola governed over and helped to secure throughout his military career.

Germania

Germania, in the book, describes the country that is between the Rhine, the Danube, and the mountains, and was the focus of Tacitus' warnings to the Romans about enemies of the Empire.

Rome

At various points in the novel, Rome either refers to the city of Rome, or the Empire of Rome, which covered much of Europe in late A.D.

Inhabitants of Germania

As the main topic of the second book, the inhabitants of Germania are basically described as being warlike, uncivilized animals whose passion for freedom would be the downfall of the Roman Empire.

Emperor

The Emporer of Rome was the holder of military command, food supplies, treasury, state religion, and could sole-handed...

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