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By Appian, Horace White

ISBN-10: 0674990048

ISBN-13: 9780674990043

Appian (Appianus) used to be a Greek reliable of Alexandria. He observed the Jewish uprising of 116 CE, and later turned 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 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 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, specifically these at the Spanish, Hannibalic, Punic, Illyrian, Syrian, and Mithridatic wars, and 5 books at the Civil Wars. they're worthy documents of army historical past. The Loeb Classical Library variation of Appian is in 4 volumes.

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