By Appian, Horace White

ISBN-10: 0674990048

ISBN-13: 9780674990043

Appian (Appianus) was once a Greek legitimate 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 throughout the reign of Antoninus Pius who was once emperor 138–161 CE. sincere admirer of the Roman empire notwithstanding 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 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 beneficial files of army historical past. The Loeb Classical Library version of Appian is in 4 volumes.

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