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Ammianus Marcellinus

Ammianus Marcellinus  

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[Na]One of the last great Roman historians. Originally from Antioch, born c.ad 330, he served in the army and settled in Rome c.ad 378. His History, written in Latin for a Roman audience, spanned the ...
Aurelius Victor, Sextus

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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2005
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History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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289 words

Latin historian; born Africa ca.320, died after 389. By his own account Aurelius was a man of

Aurelius Victor, Sextus

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Alexander Hugh McDonald and Antony J. S. Spawforth

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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2012
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Classical studies, History
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an African, governor of Pannonia Secunda, ad 361, and praefectus urbi, 389, published De Caesaribus (‘On the Caesars’), probably after 360, from Augustus to Constantius II (...

epitome

epitome  

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The Hellenistic age was the first to feel the growth of recorded literature as a burden; and the age which cast doubt on the propriety of a ‘big book’ also pioneered the abridgement of long works, ...
Historia Augusta

Historia Augusta  

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Title given by I. Casaubon (1603) to a collection of biographies (see biography, Roman) of Roman emperors, Caesars, and usurpers from ad 117 to 284 (Hadrian to Carinus and Numerianus). ...

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