By Appian, Horace White

ISBN-10: 0674990056

ISBN-13: 9780674990050

Appian (Appianus) was once a Greek reputable of Alexandria. He observed the Jewish uprising of 116 CE, and later grew to become a Roman citizen and recommend and acquired the rank of eques (knight). In his older years he held a procuratorship. He died through the reign of Antoninus Pius who used to be 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 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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