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

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By Appian, Horace White

Appian (Appianus) used to be a Greek legitimate of Alexandria. He observed the Jewish uprising of 116 CE, and later turned a Roman citizen and recommend and got 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 even though blind to the associations of the sooner Roman republic, he wrote, within the easy 'common' dialect, 24 books of 'Roman affairs', actually conquests, from the beginnings to the days of Trajan (emperor 98–117 CE). 11 have come all the way 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 useful files of army historical past. The Loeb Classical Library variation of Appian is in 4 volumes.

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