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Library of History : Volume 10 - Siculus Diodorus

Library of History

Volume 10

By: Siculus Diodorus, R.M. Geer (Transcribed by)

Hardcover Published: 1st July 1989
ISBN: 9780674994294
Number Of Pages: 480

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Diodorus Siculus, Greek historian of Agyrium in Sicily, ca. 80-20 BCE, wrote forty books of world history, called "Library of History, " in three parts: mythical history of peoples, non-Greek and Greek, to the Trojan War; history to Alexander's death (323 BCE); history to 54 BCE. Of this we have complete Books I-V (Egyptians, Assyrians, Ethiopians, Greeks) and Books XI-XX (Greek history 480-302 BCE); and fragments of the rest. He was an uncritical compiler, but used good sources and reproduced them faithfully. He is valuable for details unrecorded elsewhere, and as evidence for works now lost, especially writings of Ephorus, Apollodorus, Agatharchides, Philistus, and Timaeus.

The Loeb Classical Library edition of Diodorus Siculus is in twelve volumes.

The Library Of History
Book XIX (66-110)
Book XX
Index Of Names
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ISBN: 9780674994294
ISBN-10: 0674994299
Series: Loeb Classical Library : Book 10
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 1st July 1989
Publisher: HARVARD UNIV PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.15 x 11.43  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.32

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