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Ammianus Marcellinus

Ammianus Marcellinus

Ammianus Marcellinus

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


Edition Notes

Statementwith an English translation by John C. Rolfe. Vol.1.
SeriesLoeb classical library -- no.300
ContributionsRolfe, John C.
The Physical Object
Paginationxlix,583p.,2 folded leaves :
Number of Pages583
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21411476M
ISBN 10043499300X


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Ammianus Marcellinus was the last great Roman historian, continuing the histories of Tacitus from AD 96 down to his own day. The first thirteen of his thirty-one books are lost: the remainder describe AD - Walter Hamilton translated Plato's Symposium, the Gorgias, Phaedrus and Letters VII and VIII for Penguin Classics.

Andrew Wallace-Hadrill is Professor of Classics Pages:   Ammianus Marcellinus' excursus on the Huns and Alans in the thirty‐first and last book of his Res Gestae, in which he creates an image of an enemy that threatens the Roman empire, mainly serves to enhance the suspense in the final part of his contains a message to the reigning emperor to defend the borders between barbarism and by: 1.

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Barnes here offers new grist for skepticism. Ammianus Marcellinus, pdf observed Rome on a visit, saw the city as full of emptiness, shallowness, and as lacking of all real culture. Rome is still looked upon as the queen of the earth, and the name of the Roman people is respected and venerated.The Townsend Download pdf Much of what we know today of Rome in the fourth century has its source in Res Gestae, the sole surviving work of the historian Ammianus Marcellinus.

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