Appian (Appianus) used to be a Greek authentic of Alexandria. He observed the Jewish uprising of 116 CE, and later turned a Roman citizen and suggest and bought the rank of eques (knight). In his older years he held a procuratorship. He died throughout 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 basic '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 right 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 invaluable files of army history.
The Loeb Classical Library version of Appian is in 4 volumes.
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