New PDF release: Appian: Roman History, Vol. II, Books 8.2-12 (Loeb Classical

By Appian, Horace White

ISBN-10: 0674990048

ISBN-13: 9780674990043

Appian (Appianus) used to be a Greek authentic of Alexandria. He observed the Jewish uprising of 116 CE, and later grew to become a Roman citizen and suggest and obtained the rank of eques (knight). In his older years he held a procuratorship. He died in the course of the reign of Antoninus Pius who was once emperor 138–161 CE. sincere admirer of the Roman empire notwithstanding unaware of the associations of the sooner Roman republic, he wrote, within the basic '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 whole, or approximately so, specifically these at the Spanish, Hannibalic, Punic, Illyrian, Syrian, and Mithridatic wars, and 5 books at the Civil Wars. they're beneficial files of army background. The Loeb Classical Library variation of Appian is in 4 volumes.

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