Florus: Epitome of Roman History (Loeb Classical Library No. 231)

Florus Epitome of Roman History Loeb Classical Library No Florus born apparently in Africa lived in Spain and in Rome in Hadrian s time He wrote in brief pointed rhetorical style a summary of Roman history especially wars in two books in order to show th

Florus florvs nd century a.d epitome de t livio bellorum omnium annorum dcc libri duo Epitome of Roman History Book Wikisource, the free Feb , BOOK I CHAP I OF ROMULUS, THE FIRST KING OF THE ROMANS The founder of the city and empire was Romulus, the son of Mars and Rhea Sylvia The priestess, when pregnant, confessed this fact of herself, nor did report, soon afterwards, testify a doubt of it, as, being thrown, with his brother Remus, into the river by order of Amulius, he could not be destroyed for not only did the Publius Annius Florus Roman historian Britannica Publius Annius Florus Publius Annius Florus, historian of Rome and poet, important as the first of a number of African writers who exercised considerable influence on Latin literature in the nd century He was also the first of the new fashioned poets of Hadrian s reign, Florus Epitome of Roman Wars The Latin Library FLORI EPITOMAE DE TITO LIVIO BELLORVM OMNIVM ANNORVM DCC LIBRI DVO LIBER SECVNDVS I De legibus Gracchanis II Seditio Tiberi Gracchi III Seditio C Gracchi. Spartacus The Greek essayist Plutarch describes Spartacus as a Thracian of Nomadic stock, in a possible reference to the Maedi tribe Appian says he was a Thracian by birth, who had once served as a soldier with the Romans, but had since been a prisoner and sold for a gladiator. Florus described him as one who, from a Thracian mercenary, had become a Roman soldier, that had deserted and became Eutropius, Abridgment of Roman History Historiae Romanae EUTROPIUS S ABRIDGMENT OF ROMAN HISTORY TO THE EMPEROR VALENS, MAXIMUS, PERPETUUS, AUGUSTUS ACCORDING to the pleasure of your Clemency, I have arranged in a brief narrative, in the order of time, such particulars in the history of Rome as seemed most worthy of notice, in transactions either of war or peace, from the foundation of the city to our own days adding BIBLIOTHECA LATINA romaeterna Opere in latino redatte da autori dell epoca di Roma antica Spartacus Wikipdia Florus rsume cette priode de la vie de Spartacus en une phrase ancien Thrace tributaire devenu soldat, de soldat dserteur, ensuite brigand, puis, en considration de sa force, gladiateur.Appartenant une population tributaire de Rome, Spartacus sert dans l arme romaine, dans les troupes auxiliaires.Les Thraces taient notamment rputs comme cavaliers. Assumption of the Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church Home Welcome to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church We are a parish of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA under the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople and our doors and hearts are open to you and your family Gaius Marius was the Savior of Ancient Rome, but was he a Gaius Marius was easily one of the Roman Republic s most accomplished men He was a beloved general, influential military reformer, and a massively successful politician but later in his career, he tarnished his once sterling reputation As a result, his legacy suffered but was Marius a hero or a villain The answer is nuanced.

  • Title: Florus: Epitome of Roman History (Loeb Classical Library No. 231)
  • Author: Florus E.S. Forster
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 433
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Florus, born apparently in Africa, lived in Spain and in Rome in Hadrian s time He wrote, in brief pointed rhetorical style, a summary of Roman history especially wars in two books in order to show the greatness and decline of Roman morals It is based chiefly on Livy It was perhaps planned to reach his own times, but the extant work ends with Augustus s reign 30 BCE Florus, born apparently in Africa, lived in Spain and in Rome in Hadrian s time He wrote, in brief pointed rhetorical style, a summary of Roman history especially wars in two books in order to show the greatness and decline of Roman morals It is based chiefly on Livy It was perhaps planned to reach his own times, but the extant work ends with Augustus s reign 30 BCE 14 CE This Epitome is a useful rapid sketch of Roman military history Poetry by Florus is also available in the Loeb Classical Library, in Minor Latin Poets, Volume II.

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    1. Fun to read! Goes fast, provides "-quality" synopsis of Roman history up to the time of Augustus and Christ.

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