By Dio Cassius
Dio Cassius (Cassius Dio), ca. one hundred fifty– 235 CE, was once born at Nicaea in Bithynia in Asia Minor. at the dying of his father (Roman governor of Cilicia) he went in one hundred eighty to Rome, entered the Senate, and below the emperor Commodus used to be an suggest. He held excessive workplaces, changing into an in depth pal of a number of emperors. He used to be made governor of Pergamum and Smyrna; consul in 220; proconsul of Africa; governor of Dalmatia after which of Pannonia; and consul back in 229. Of the 80 books of Dio's nice paintings Roman heritage, protecting the period from the mythical touchdown of Aeneas in Italy to the reign of Alexander Severus (222–235 CE), we own Books 36–60 (36 and 55–60 have gaps), which disguise the years sixty eight BCE–47 CE. The lacking parts are partially provided, for the sooner gaps via Zonaras, who is based heavily on Dio, and for a few later gaps (Book 35 onwards) by way of John Xiphilinus (of the 11th century). There also are many excerpts. The amenities for study afforded via Dio's reliable tasks and his personal make him a truly very important resource for Roman heritage of the final years of the republic and the 1st 4 emperors. The Loeb Classical Library variation of Dio Cassius is in 9 volumes.
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