The Historians of Ancient Rome: An Anthology of the Major Writings / Edition 2

The Historians of Ancient Rome: An Anthology of the Major Writings / Edition 2

by Ronald Mellor
     
 

ISBN-10: 041597108X

ISBN-13: 9780415971089

Pub. Date: 10/01/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Historians of Ancient Rome is the most comprehensive collection of ancient sources for Roman history available in English.

Ronald Mellor introduces Roman historical writing, then traces the history of Rome over more than a thousand

years, using extensive passages from ten Greek and Roman historians--from Livy's account of the

Overview

The Historians of Ancient Rome is the most comprehensive collection of ancient sources for Roman history available in English.

Ronald Mellor introduces Roman historical writing, then traces the history of Rome over more than a thousand

years, using extensive passages from ten Greek and Roman historians--from Livy's account of the city's foundation by Romulus to the great defeat at Adrianople, by Ammianus Marcellinus. Selections include classic texts by such figures as Caesar, Suetonius, and Tacitus, and contains

Sallust's Catiline, Suetonius' Life of Caligula, and Augustus' Autobiography in their entirety.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415971089
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/01/2004
Series:
Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World Series
Pages:
632
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Editionix
Introduction1
Polybius15
Histories
I 1-1417
II 1-2; 7-1227
III 1; 4; 6-3132
VI 11-18; 56-5750
Appian65
The Civil Wars 1 1-2665
Sallust81
The Catilinarian Conspiracy 1-6182
Cicero117
First Oration Against Catiline118
Letters
To Atticus 1 2128
To Pompey in Letters to Friends V 1129
To Atticus VIII 8; XIV 12130
To Marcus Brutus at Dyrrachium I 3131
To Atticus XVI 8132
To Decimus Brutus in Letters to Friends II, 20133
C. Julius Caesar135
Commentaries on the Gallic War
I 1-54136
VI 11-28162
Livy169
From the Founding of the City
I 1-13; 15-17; 34-49; 55-60170
II 31-40205
III 33-37; 44-49; 56-58215
V 34-49227
XXI 1-2; 20-48242
XXII 3-7; 44-51266
XXX 28-37277
XXXI 1-9288
XXXIII 6-10; 30-33; 38-40295
XXXIV 1-8304
XXXVI 15-19312
XXXVIII 37-38317
XXXIX 51319
Augustus321
The Achievements of Augustus (Res Gestae Divi Augusti)322
Appendix 1-4329
Josephus331
Jewish War VII 8-9332
Suetonius347
Life of Julius Caesar 1-89348
Life of Augustus 1-101381
Tacitus427
The Life of Agricola428
Annals
I 1-15; 33-53; 72-75451
II 69-73471
III 1-18473
IV 1-12; 32-35481
V 50-51489
XI 23-38490
XII 65-69498
XIII 1-5599
XIV 1-11; 60-65502
XV 37-44; 60-64510
XVI 18-19516
Histories
I 1-16517
III 66-72526
Pliny the Younger531
Letters to Tacitus on Vesuvius VI 16; 20531
Letters Between Pliny and Trajan on the Christians X 96-97536
Cassius Dio539
Roman History Epitome of Book LXVIII539
Eusebius557
The Life of Constantine 1 1-42558
Writers of Augustan History (Scriptores Historiae Augustae)575
Life of Hadrian575
Ammianus Marcellinus595
Histories
XXV 1-4596
XXXI 12-14606
Select Bibliography615

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