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Roman History, Volume II : Books 12-35 : Loeb Classical Library No. 37 - Cassius Cocceianus Dio

Roman History, Volume II : Books 12-35

Loeb Classical Library No. 37

By: Cassius Cocceianus Dio, E. Cary (Transcribed by)

Hardcover Published: 1st July 1989
ISBN: 9780674990418
Number Of Pages: 528

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Dio Cassius (Cassius Dio), ca. 150– 235 CE, was born at Nicaea in Bithynia in Asia Minor. On the death of his father (Roman governor of Cilicia) he went in 180 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 220; proconsul of Africa; governor of Dalmatia and then of Pannonia; and consul again in 229.

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 (222–235 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 later gaps (Book 35 onwards) by John Xiphilinus (of the eleventh century). There are also many excerpts. The facilities for research afforded by Dio's official duties and his own industry make him a very vital source for Roman history of the last years of the republic and the first four emperors.

The Loeb Classical Library edition of Dio Cassius is in nine volumes.

List Showing The Division Of Work Into Volumes
Fragments Of Book XII
Fragments Of Book XIII
Fragments Of Book XIV
Fragments Of Book XV
Fragments Of Book XVI
Fragments Of Book XVII
Fragments Of Book XVIII
Fragments Of Book XIX
Fragments Of Book XX
Fragments Of Book XXI
Fragments Of Book XXII
Fragments Of Book XXIII
Fragments Of Book XXIV
Fragments Of Book XXV
Fragments Of Book XXVI
Fragments Of Book XXVII
Fragments Of Book XXVIII
Fragments Of Book XXIX
Fragments Of Books XXX-XXXV
Fragments Of Uncertain
Reference
Index To Volumes I And II
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ISBN: 9780674990418
ISBN-10: 0674990412
Series: Loeb Classical Library No 37
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 528
Published: 1st July 1989
Publisher: HARVARD UNIV PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.15 x 11.43  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 37

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