Appian: Roman History, II, Books 8.2-12 (Loeb Classical by Appian, Horace White

By Appian, Horace White

Appian (Appianus) was once a Greek legit of Alexandria. He observed the Jewish uprising of 116 CE, and later grew to become a Roman citizen and recommend and got 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 even though unaware of the associations of the sooner Roman republic, he wrote, within the uncomplicated 'common' dialect, 24 books of 'Roman affairs', in truth conquests, from the beginnings to the days of Trajan (emperor 98–117 CE). 11 have come right 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 priceless files of army heritage. The Loeb Classical Library version of Appian is in 4 volumes.

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When the Rhodians heard these things they changed their minds, thinking that the affairs of Perseus were not in such a bad state, for they did not think that Marcius would have enjoined this without the concurrence of the Romans. But he did this and many other things on his own motion, by reason of The Rhodians nevertheless sent amcowardice. bassadors to Rome and others to Marcius. * XVIII. FROM VIRTUES AND VICES 1. GENTHIUS, king of a tribe of Illyrians bordering on Macedonia, having formed an alliance with Perseus in consideration of 300 talents, of which he had received a part down, made an attack upon Roman Illyria, and when the Romans sent Perpenna and Petilius as ambassadors to enquire about it, he put them in chains.

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