By Appian, Horace White

ISBN-10: 0674990021

ISBN-13: 9780674990029

Appian (Appianus) used to be a Greek reliable of Alexandria. He observed the Jewish uprising of 116 CE, and later turned a Roman citizen and suggest and acquired 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 used to be emperor 138–161 CE. sincere admirer of the Roman empire even though unaware of the associations of the sooner Roman republic, he wrote, within the uncomplicated '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 precious documents of army background. The Loeb Classical Library version of Appian is in 4 volumes.

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