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

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