Appian: Roman History, II, Books 8.2-12 (Loeb Classical by Appian, Horace White PDF

By Appian, Horace White

ISBN-10: 0674990048

ISBN-13: 9780674990043

Appian (Appianus) used to be a Greek respectable of Alexandria. He observed the Jewish uprising of 116 CE, and later grew to become a Roman citizen and recommend and got the rank of eques (knight). In his older years he held a procuratorship. He died throughout the reign of Antoninus Pius who used to be emperor 138–161 CE. sincere admirer of the Roman empire notwithstanding unaware of the associations of the sooner Roman republic, he wrote, within the easy 'common' dialect, 24 books of 'Roman affairs', in truth conquests, from the beginnings to the days of Trajan (emperor 98–117 CE). 11 have come right down to us entire, or approximately so, particularly these at the Spanish, Hannibalic, Punic, Illyrian, Syrian, and Mithridatic wars, and 5 books at the Civil Wars. they're necessary documents of army background. The Loeb Classical Library variation of Appian is in 4 volumes.

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