Appian: Roman History, I, Books 1-8.1 (Loeb Classical by Appian, Horace White

By Appian, Horace White

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

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The people of whose prowess I am about to write. 23 APPIAN'S avrwv ROMAN HISTORY ovTa. ris Be a>v ravra TroXXol /lev IvaGi KOI auro? , e? ra jrpwra TCL rficwv ev rrj TrarpiSt, teal Sttfcu? eV \oi7ra KOI el ray cnrovSr) teal rj^iwaav. ecrn paOelv, pot /ecu Trepl TOVTOV PREFACE Who I am, who have written these things, many indeed know, and 1 have already indicated. To speak more plainly I am Appian of Alexandria, a man who have reached the highest place in my native country, and have been, in Rome, a pleader of causes before the emperors, until they deemed me worthy of being made their procurator.

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