Author: Tacitus
Publius (or Gaius) Cornelius Tacitus ( AD 56 – after 117) was a senator and a historian of the Roman Empire.

The Germans, I am apt to believe, derive their original from no other people; and are now way mixed with different nations arriving amongst them: since anciently those who went in search of new dwellings, travelled not by land, but were carried in fleets; and into that mighty ocean so boundless, and, as I may call it, so repugnant and forbidding, ships from our world rarely enter. (More…)