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Appian (Appianus) used to be a Greek legitimate of Alexandria. He observed the Jewish uprising of 116 CE, and later grew to become a Roman citizen and recommend and bought the rank of eques (knight). In his older years he held a procuratorship. He died through the reign of Antoninus Pius who was once emperor 138–161 CE. sincere admirer of the Roman empire although blind to the associations of the sooner Roman republic, he wrote, within the basic 'common' dialect, 24 books of 'Roman affairs', in truth conquests, from the beginnings to the days of Trajan (emperor 98–117 CE). 11 have come right down to us entire, or approximately so, specifically these at the Spanish, Hannibalic, Punic, Illyrian, Syrian, and Mithridatic wars, and 5 books at the Civil Wars. they're helpful files of army background. The Loeb Classical Library version of Appian is in 4 volumes.

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