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Loeb Classical Library #263: Scriptores Historiae Augustae: Volume III. the Two Valerians. the Two Gallieni. the Thirty Pretenders. the Deified Claudius. the Deified Aurelian. Ta

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The Scriptores Historiae Augustae, or Historia Augusta, is a collection of biographies of Roman emperors, heirs, and claimants from Hadrian to Numerianus (117– 284 CE). The work, which is modeled on Suetonius, purports to be written by six different authors and quotes documents and public records extensively. Since we possess no continuous account of the emperors of the second and third centuries, the Historia Augusta has naturally attracted keen attention. In the last century it has also generated the gravest suspicions. Present opinion holds that the whole is the work of a single author (who lived in the time of Theodosius) and contains much that is plagiarism and even downright forgery.

The Loeb Classical Library edition of the Historia Augusta is in three volumes.

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The Historia Augusta (or Scriptores Historiae Augustae) is a series of biographies of Roman emperors, heirs, and claimants from Hadrian to Numerianus (117-284 CE) modeled on Suetonius' Lives of the Caesars (second century CE). Of uncertain reliability and authorship, it is now attributed by many authorities to one late fourth century CE author.

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The Two Valerians

The Two Gallieni

The Thirty Pretenders

The Deified Claudius

The Deified Aurelian

Tacitus

Probus

Firmus, Saturninus, Proculus, Bonosus

Carus, Carinus, Numerian

Index Of Names

Product Details

ISBN:
9780674992900
Editor:
Warmington, E. H.
Translator:
Magie, David
Translator:
Magie, David
Author:
Scriptores Historiae Augustae
Author:
Magie, D.
Author:
Magie, David
Author:
Warmington, E. H.
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Ancient - Rome
Subject:
Ancient and Classical
Subject:
Rome
Subject:
Emperors
Subject:
World History-Ancient Near East
Subject:
LITERARY CRITICISM / Ancient & Classical
Copyright:
Series:
Loeb Classical Library
Series Volume:
263
Publication Date:
January 1932
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Index
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
6 x 4 x 1 in 12 oz

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"Synopsis" by , The Historia Augusta (or Scriptores Historiae Augustae) is a series of biographies of Roman emperors, heirs, and claimants from Hadrian to Numerianus (117-284 CE) modeled on Suetonius' Lives of the Caesars (second century CE). Of uncertain reliability and authorship, it is now attributed by many authorities to one late fourth century CE author.
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