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Harvard University Press, Heinemann , Cambridge, Ma, London
Statementwith an English translation by John C. Rolfe. Vol.3.
SeriesLoeb classical library -- no.331
ContributionsRolfe, John C.
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ISBN 10043499331X

Ammianus Marcellinus was the last great Roman historian, continuing the histories of Tacitus from AD 96 down to his own day. The first thirteen of his thirty-one books are lost: the remainder describe AD - Walter Hamilton translated Plato's Symposium, the Gorgias, Phaedrus and Letters VII and VIII for Penguin Classics.

Andrew Wallace-Hadrill is Professor of Classics /5(47). Ammianus Marcellinus was the last great Roman historian, continuing the histories of Tacitus from AD 96 down to his own day.

The first thirteen of his thirty-one books are lost: the remainder describe AD - Walter Hamilton translated Plato's Symposium, the Gorgias, Phaedrus and Letters VII and VIII for Penguin Classics.

Andrew Wallace-Hadrill is Professor of Classics Cited by: 6. Ammianus Marcellinus, ca. –ca. Ammianus Marcellinus book, a Greek of Antioch, joined the army when still young and served under the governor Ursicinus and the emperor of the East Constantius II, and later under the emperor Julian, whom he admired and accompanied against the Alamanni and the subsequently settled in Rome, where he wrote in Latin a history of the Roman.

Ammianus Marcellinus (c. - after ) is the preeminent historian of the Late Roman Empire, whose extant work forms the most important narrative we possess on the Fourth Century A.D. Born of genteel extraction in a Greek-speaking part of the empire, Ammianus served in the army in campaigns ranging form Gaul to Persia before settling in Rome and beginning his literary /5.

Ammianus Marcellinus has 65 books on Goodreads with ratings. Ammianus Marcellinus’s most popular book is The Later Roman Empire (A.D. Ammianus Marcellinus, Roman History.

London: Bohn () Book pp. Omens announcing the death of the Emperor Valens, and a disaster to be inflicted by the Gauls. A description of the abodes and customs of the Huns, the. Ammianus Marcellinus; Rolfe, John Carew, Publication date Topics Rome -- History Empire, Publisher English Volume 1.

26 29 Notes. narrow margins, tight binding, half of second fold-out map is missing from physical book. Addeddate Call number ANB Camera Canon 5D External-identifier urn:oclc Pages: Of Ammianus Marcellinus, the writer of the following History, we know very little more than what can be collected from that portion of it which remains to us.

From that source we learn that he was a native of Antioch, and a soldier; being one of the prefectores domestici—the body-guard of the emperor, into which none but men of noble birth were admitted.

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The first thirteen of his thirty-one books are lost: the remainder describe AD - Walter Hamilton translated Plato's Symposium, the Gorgias, Phaedrus and Letters VII and VIII for Penguin Classics.

Andrew Wallace-Hadrill is Professor of Brand: Penguin UK. Loeb Classical Library Greek Latin English Complete Checklist + Volumes Ammianus Marcellinus, Roman History. London: Bohn () Book pp. London: Bohn () Book pp. Valentinian, the tribune of the second school of the Scutarii, by the unanimous consent of both the civil and military officers, is elected emperor at Nicaea, in his absence—A dissertation on leap-year.

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A Roman historian chronicles Rome on the brink of collapse Ammianus Marcellinus was the last great Roman historian, and his writings rank alongside those of Livy and Tacitus. Looking for books by Ammianus Marcellinus. See all books authored by Ammianus Marcellinus, including The Later Roman Empire: A.D.and The Historians of Ancient Rome, and more on Ammianus Marcellinus, Rerum Gestarum John C.

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A brief description of the various parts of Gaul and of the course of the Rhone. In early times, when these regions lay in darkness as savage, they are thought to have been threefold, 1 divided into Celts (the same as the Gauls), the Aquitanians, and the Belgians, differing in language, habits and laws.

[2] Now the Gauls (who are the Celts) are separated from the Aquitanians by the. Author of Rerum gestarum libri, Ammianus Marcellinus, Ammiani Marcellini Rerum gestarum libri qui supersunt, Rerum gestarum libri qui supersunt, Ammiani Marcellini Quae supersunt, Römische Geschichte, Storie, The Roman history of Ammianus Marcellinus, during the reigns of the emperors Constantius, Julian, Jovianus, Valentinian, and Valens.

Ammianus Marcellinus was the last great Roman historian, and his writings rank alongside those of Livy and Tacitus.

The Later Roman Empire chronicles a period of twenty-five years during Marcellinus’ own lifetime, covering the reigns of Constantius, Julian, Jovian, Valentinian I, and Valens, and providing eyewitness accounts of significant military events including the Battle of 4/5(6).

Ammianus Marcellinus, (born c. Antioch, Syria [now Antakya, Tur.]—diedRome [Italy]), last major Roman historian, whose work continued the history of the later Roman Empire to Ammianus was born of a noble Greek family and served in the army of Constantius II in Gaul and Persia under the general Ursicinus, who was dismissed after he allowed the Persians to.

Ammianus Marcellinus was the last great Roman historian, and his writings rank alongside those of Livy and Tacitus. The Later Roman Empire chronicles a period of twenty-five years during Marcellinus' own lifetime, covering the reigns of Constantius, Julian, Jovian, Valentinian I, and Valens, and providing eyewitness accounts of significant military events /5(K).

Ammianus Marcellinus c. Syrian-born Roman historian.

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Ammianus is regarded as the greatest Roman historian of the fourth century. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Roman History of Ammianus Marcellinus by Ammianus Marcellinus - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.

Ammianus Marcellinus, soldier-historian of the late Roman Empire. [Cincinnati] University of Cincinnati, (OCoLC) Online version: Rowell, Henry Thompson. Ammianus Marcellinus, soldier-historian of the late Roman Empire. [Cincinnati] University of Cincinnati, (OCoLC) Named Person: Ammianus Marcellinus.; Ammianus.

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Online Books by. Ammianus Marcellinus. A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Ammianus Marcellinus: The Roman History of Ammianus Marcellinus, During the Reigns of the Emperors Constantius, Julian, Jovianus, Valentinian, and Valens (London: H. Bohn, ), trans. by Charles Duke Yonge (multiple formats at ).

LOEB (Rolfe) Volume I, p Ammianus Marcellinus BOOK XVII order of Constantius Augustus an obelisk is set up at Rome in the Circus Maximus; also an account of obelisks and hieroglyphics 1.

During these first steps towards the rehabilitation of Gaul, and while Orutus was still conducting his second prefecture, an obelisk was set up at Rome in the Circus Maximus.

Ammianus Marcellinus ( x – after ) was a fourth-century Roman soldier and historian. He wrote the penultimate major historical account surviving from Antiquity (the last was written by Procopius).His work chronicled in Latin the history of Rome from 96 toalthough only the sections covering the period – are extant.

Ammianus Marcellinus (born c. –, dee'd c. –) wis a Roman sodger an historian wha wrote the penultimate major historical accoont survivin frae Antiquity (precedin Procopius).His wirk, kent as the Res Gestae, chronicled in Laitin the history o Roum frae the accession o the emperor Nerva in 96 tae the daith o Valens at the Battle o Adrianople inawtho anly the Allegiance: Wastren Roman Empire.

Ammianus Marcellinus (4th century CE) was a Roman soldier, historian and author of Res Gestae, a major historical work on the history of Rome from the period of Emperor Nerva (96 CE) to the death of Emperor Valens ( CE).Res Gestae originally consisted of thirty-one books, although the first thirteen books have been lost.

The surviving eighteen books (books ) .Ammianus Marcellinus was a fourth-century Roman historian, and the last pagan to write a history of Rome in Latin. Little is known of his life, except that he was probably born to a Greek-speaking family in Antioch, between and AD, and that he served as a soldier in the army of Constantius II in Gaul and Persia until he retired to Rome, where he wrote his history.Buy The Roman History of Ammianus Marcellinus by Ammianus Marcellinus online at Alibris.

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