It appears that there is little to add to the research of the textual connections between the first chapters of the
Res Gestae Divi Augusti
. Philologists and classical historians have maintained for a long time that Tacitus
the autobiography of Augustus. On the other hand, the untrue claims of the
are obvious, its historical unreliability is supported by its historiographical reception as well. If the
uses and cites this work as a source, that can be said at least astonishing. This paper looks for the parallels at the level of
. Thus we can read the Tacitean text as a rhetorically formal speech, answering the autobiography of Augustus.