Appian: Roman History 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 "era", and later grew to become a Roman citizen and suggest and acquired 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 . sincere admirer of the Roman empire although blind to the associations of the sooner Roman republic, he wrote, within the easy '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 all the way 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 precious files of army history.

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