Download e-book for iPad: Appian: Roman History, Vol. IV, The Civil Wars, Books 3.27-5 by Appian, Horace White

By Appian, Horace White

ISBN-10: 0674990064

ISBN-13: 9780674990067

Appian (Appianus) was once a Greek legitimate of Alexandria. He observed the Jewish uprising of 116 CE, and later turned a Roman citizen and recommend 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 notwithstanding unaware of 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 right down to us whole, 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 documents of army heritage. The Loeb Classical Library version of Appian is in 4 volumes.

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