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

By Appian, Horace White

Appian (Appianus) was once a Greek professional of Alexandria. He observed the Jewish uprising of 116 CE, and later grew to become a Roman citizen and suggest and obtained the rank of eques (knight). In his older years he held a procuratorship. He died through the reign of Antoninus Pius who was once 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 uncomplicated 'common' dialect, 24 books of 'Roman affairs', actually conquests, from the beginnings to the days of Trajan (emperor 98–117 CE). 11 have come all the way down to us whole, or approximately so, particularly these at the Spanish, Hannibalic, Punic, Illyrian, Syrian, and Mithridatic wars, and 5 books at the Civil Wars. they're helpful documents of army background. The Loeb Classical Library variation of Appian is in 4 volumes.

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