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By Appian, Horace White

ISBN-10: 0674990048

ISBN-13: 9780674990043

Appian (Appianus) used to be a Greek reliable of Alexandria. He observed the Jewish uprising of 116 CE, and later turned a Roman citizen and recommend and obtained the rank of eques (knight). In his older years he held a procuratorship. He died throughout the reign of Antoninus Pius who used to be emperor 138–161 CE. sincere admirer of the Roman empire even though unaware of the associations of the sooner Roman republic, he wrote, within the uncomplicated 'common' dialect, 24 books of 'Roman affairs', actually conquests, from the beginnings to the days of Trajan (emperor 98–117 CE). 11 have come all the way 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 historical past. The Loeb Classical Library version of Appian is in 4 volumes.

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This specially troubled the Greeks, some because they were fond of Perseus as a Philhellene, and some because they were compelled to enter into agreement with the Romans. 5. When Perseus learned these facts he sent other ambassadors to Rome, who said that the king was surprised and wished to know for what reason they had forgotten the agreement and sent around legates If they were offended at against himself, their ally. anything, they ought to discuss the matter first. c. ^^^ m ROMAN HISTORY, BOOK APPIAN'S oaa Koi nrdOoi, eliroi \Lvfievri<^ fcal IX fidXicrra on KaraKTwro, icaX arpaTidp 'Trapa(TKevr]V ovk r]peiirjaovTO<^ dvSp6

The Romans measured the country and found its length to be upwards of 6000 stades and its width about . — 1200. 2. They from say that the country received Illyrius, the son Polyphemus of ; its name for the Cyclops Polyphemus and his wife, Galatea, had three sons, Celtus, Illyrius, and Galas, all of whom migrated from Sicily, and ruled over the peoples called Among after the them Celts, many myths lllyrians prev^ailing and Galatians. among many me the most plausible. Illyrius had six sons, Encheleus, Autarieus, Dardanus, Maedus, Taulas, and Perrhaebus, also daughters, peoples this seems to 55 .

The Romans were suspicious of Perseus (the son of Philip) on account of his rapidly growing power, and they were especially disturbed by his nearness to the Greeks and his friendshi]) for men whom the Roman generals had filled with hatred of Afterward the ambassadors, the Roman people. who were sent to the Bastarnae, reported that they had observed that Macedonia was strongly fortified and had abundant war material, and that its young men were well drilled and these things also disturbed the Romans.

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