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Dio"s Roman history

Cassius Dio Cocceianus

Dio"s Roman history

by Cassius Dio Cocceianus

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Published by W. Heinemann, Harvard University Press in London, Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an English translation by Earnest Cary, PH.D., on the basis of the versionof Herbert Baldwin Foster, PH.D. In nine volumes.
SeriesThe Loeb classical library
ContributionsCary, Earnest, 1879-, Foster, Herbert Baldwin, 1874-1906.
The Physical Object
Pagination9 v ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20347841M

  Dio's Roman History, with an English Translation by Earnest Cary, PH.D., on the Basis of the Version of Herbert Baldwin Foster, PH.D. in Nine Volumes by Cassius Dio Cocceianus, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(36). Cassius Dio (c): Roman senator of Greek descent, historian, author of a very important Roman History. Severus Alexander Like Arrian of Nicomedia and Appian of Alexandria, Cassius Dio (c) was a Greek by birth and a Roman .

  Dio, Book II. "[The Romans, realizing] that their [the Albans'] reputation would stand in the way of their own growth." Neither of the two Tullus or Mettius sanctioned the removal [of his people to the other city], but both championed their own pretensions. Cassius Dio was a Roman senator and imperial administrator of Greek origin who lived in the third century AD. He wrote a Roman History that ran from the mythical foundation of the city to his own time. This edition includes books 50 to 56, covering the end of the first century BC civil wars and the reign of Augustus/5(23).

Roman History, Volume VIII book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Dio Cassius (Cassius Dio), ca. CE, was born at N /5. Of the eighty books of Dio's great work Roman History, covering the era from the legendary landing of Aeneas in Italy to the reign of Alexander Severus ( CE), we possess Books (36 and have gaps), which cover the years 68 BCE CE. The missing portions are partly supplied, for the earlier gaps by Zonaras, who relies closely.


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Dio Cassius, Roman administrator and historian, the author of Romaika, a history of Rome, written in Greek, that is a most important authority for the last years of the republic and the early empire.

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Dio covers 1, years, from the story of Aeneas and the mythic founding of Rome up to AD Dios Roman history book, during Dio’s own life. While his accounts of pre-first-century-BC events draw heavily on myth and provide only summaries, his accounts of events.

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Cary's Introduction. The excerptors are less well represented online; except for Zonaras, Learn more. Zonaras used Dio as his principal source for Roman history down to bc, and provides a crucial complement to the fragments for our knowledge of Dio’s early books.

Comparison of Zonaras’ version with extant parts of Dio shows that, although abridging Dio. The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Complete and Unabridged (With All Six Volumes, Original Maps, Working Footnotes, Links to Audiobooks and Illustrated) Edward Gibbon out of 5 stars Of the eighty books of Dio's great work Roman History, covering the era from the legendary landing of Aeneas in Italy to the reign of Alexander Severus (– CE), we possess Books 36–60 (36 and 55–60 have gaps), which cover the years 68 BCE –47 CE.

The missing portions are partly supplied, for the earlier gaps by Zonaras, who relies closely on Dio, and for some. In Rome Nero first divorced Octavia Augusta, on account of his concubine Sabina, and later he put her to death.

He did this in spite of the opposition out of Burrus, who endeavoured to prevent him from divorcing her, and once said to him, "Well, then, give her back her dowry," by which he meant the sovereignty. Dio Cassius (Cassius Dio), c. CE, was born in Bithynia.

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Of the eighty books of Dio’s great work Roman History, covering the era from the legendary landing of Aeneas in Italy to the reign of Alexander Severus (– CE), we possess Books 36–60 (36 and 55–60 have gaps), which cover the years 68 BCE to 47 CE.

Lucius Cassius Dio (/ ˈ k æ ʃ ə s ˈ d aɪ oʊ /; c. – c. ) or Dio Cassius (Greek: Δίων Κάσσιος) was a Roman statesman and historian of Greek and Roman origin.

He published 80 volumes of history on ancient Rome, beginning with the arrival of Aeneas in Italy. The volumes documented the subsequent founding of Rome ( BC), the formation of the Republic ( BC), and the Born: c. AD, Nicaea, Bithynia. Dio Cassius: the Manuscripts of "The Roman History".

Cassius Dio (or Dion Cassius as he is known in Greek) wrote his Roman History in 80 books in Greek, sometime in the early 3rd century under Severus or Caracalla, both of whom he knew. Dio exerted no appreciable influence on his immediate successors in the field of Roman history.

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In Nine Volumes: IX [This volume only] DIO (Earnest Cary, Translator). Dio's Roman History/Book I. For, while I shall recount the history of the Romans in full, to the best of my ability, outside of that only what has a bearing on their affairs will be recorded.

Zonaras 7, 1. vanished from sight, being seen no more alive or dead, and he was honoured as a god among the Latins. Hence he was regarded by the.Dio's Roman history. Of the eighty books of Dio's great work Roman History, covering the era from the legendary landing of Aeneas in Italy to the reign of Alexander Severus, we possess Books (36 and have gaps), which cover the years 68 BC - AD 47).Dio Cassius (Cassius Dio), ca.

? CE, was born at Nicaea in Bithynia in Asia Minor. On the death of his father (Roman governor of Cilicia) he went in to Rome, entered the Senate, and under the emperor Commodus was an advocate.

He held high offices, becoming a close friend of several emperors. He was made governor of Pergamum and Smyrna; consul in ; 5/5(2).