Appian: Roman History, II, Books 8.2-12 (Loeb Classical Library #3) (Volume II)

Appian: Roman History, II, Books 8.2-12 (Loeb Classical Library #3) (Volume II)


Appian (Appianus) was once a Greek reliable of Alexandria. He observed the Jewish uprising of 116 CE, and later turned a Roman citizen and recommend 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 used to be emperor 138–161 CE. sincere admirer of the Roman empire although blind to the associations of the sooner Roman republic, he wrote, within the basic 'common' dialect, 24 books of 'Roman affairs', in reality 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, specifically these at the Spanish, Hannibalic, Punic, Illyrian, Syrian, and Mithridatic wars, and 5 books at the Civil Wars. they're beneficial documents of army history.

The Loeb Classical Library variation of Appian is in 4 volumes.

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