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Compendium of Roman history

Velleius Paterculus

Compendium of Roman history

by Velleius Paterculus

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rome -- History -- Augustus, 30 B.C.-14 A.D.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRes gestae divi Augusti., Velleius Paterculus : Compendium of Roman history
    StatementVelleius Paterculus. Res gestae divi Augusti / with an English translation by Frederick W. Shipley.
    SeriesLoeb classical library -- LCL152
    ContributionsShipley, Frederick W. 1871-, Augustus, Emperor of Rome, 63 B.C.-14 A.D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6798 .A213 1961
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 431 p.
    Number of Pages431
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22467784M
    ISBN 100674991680

    Velleius Paterculus. modica nec celeritati adversa, illa specie 1 terribilior; hinc ad Antonium nemo, illinc ad Caesarem cotidie 2 aliquis 2 transfugiebat; rex 3 Amyntas meliora et utiliora secutus; nam Dellius 4 exempli sui tenax ut a 5 Dolabella ad Cassium, a Cassio ad Antonium, ita ab Antonio transiit 6 ad Caesarem; virque clarissimus Cn. Domitius, qui solus Antonianarum partium . COMPENDIUM OF THE SOCIAL DOCTRINE OF THE CHURCH TO HIS HOLINESS POPE JOHN PAUL II MASTER OF SOCIAL DOCTRINE AND EVANGELICAL WITNESS TO JUSTICE AND PEACE TABLE OF CONTENTS Abbreviations Biblical Abbreviations Letter of Cardinal Angelo Sodano Presentation INTRODUCTION AN INTEGRAL AND SOLIDARY HUMANISM File Size: KB.

      I have a few about which I’m biased. * “Augustus: The First Emperor of Rome” — Adrian Goldsworthy. When I say, “this is my favorite book on ancient Rome,” just know that it’s my second favorite book of all time, barely being squeaked out by “Postw. This is an indispensable reference guide for any student of the Roman military, and a worthy companion to his earlier Roman Empire at War: A Compendium of Roman Battles from 31 B.C. to A.D. Note: Roman Republic at War is also available in several e-editions.

    Velleius Paterculus (c BC - c AD) Velleius Paterculus was a retired army officer from Campania who served extensively in the eastern provinces. His only work is the Compendium of Roman History in two books; Historiarum Libri Duo. The first book survives in small part, and the second fully intact. Battles of the Greek & Roman Worlds: A Chronological Compendium of Battles to 31 bc (by John Drogo Montagu): MH:Book Review Battles of the Greek & Roman Worlds: A Chronological Compendium of Battles to 31 bc, by John Drogo Montagu, Greenhill Press (Stackpole Books), Mechanicsburg, Pa., , $Author: Historynet Staff.


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The purpose of “this compendium is to provide readers with a basic, one-volume reference of the most significant battles in Roman Imperial history”, to quote the author.

This is what it does, but only up to a limited point, and this is largely because of the choices made by the author/5(25). Velleius Paterculus lived in the reigns of Augustus and Tiberius (30 BCE CE) and wrote a summary of Roman history from the fall of Troy to 29 CE. In CE, Emperor Augustus wrote an account of his public life, Res Gestae Divi Augusti, the best preserved copy of which was engraved on the walls of his temple at Ancyra (Ankara).

“Prof. Taylor (Hardin-Simmons), who has specialized in Roman history, has complied a valuable reference guide to the battles of the Roman Republic This is an indispensable reference guide for any student of the Roman military, and a worthy companion to his earlier Roman Empire at War: A Compendium of Roman Battles from 31 B.C.

to A.D. ”/5(4). The "Compendium of Roman History" is a summarised history of Rome from the fall of Troy to 29 CE, written by the professional soldier and amateur historian Velleius Paterculus.

The work has been criticised for its quality and pro-imperial bias, but it has concise essays on Roman colonies and provinces, and some effective portrayals of characters/5.

The work is frequently referred to as a "compendium of Roman history," which has also been used as the title, as have the more abbreviated Historiae Romanae, or Roman History, or simply Historiae or History.

The work consists of two books, and was apparently conceived as. Compendium of Roman History / Res Gestae Divi Augusti (Loeb Classical Library, No. ) (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Compendium of Roman History / Res Gestae Divi Augusti (Loeb Classical Library, No.

) Author. Velleius Paterculus & Shipley, Frederick W. Publisher. Harvard University Press. Publication Date. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) Compendium of Roman history book available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Compendium of Roman history / Velleius Paterculus --Res gestae divi Augusti. Series Title: Loeb classical library, Responsibility: Velleius Paterculus. Res gestae divi Augusti / with an English translation by Frederick W.

Shipley. Velleius Paterculus, who lived in the reigns of Augustus and Tiberius (30 BCE CE), served as a military tribune in Thrace, Macedonia, Greece and Asia Minor, and later, from 4 CE to 12 or 13, as a cavalry officer and legatus in Germany and Pannonia.

He was quaestor in 7 CE, praetor in He wrote in two books 'Roman Histories', a summary of Roman history from the fall of Troy 4/5(1).

History of Romania: Compendium. Ioan Aurel Pop, Ioan Bolovan, Institutul Cultural Român. Romanian Cultural Institute, - Romania - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

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The Germans for centuries have dominated the heartland of Western Europe. Because of the geographic position Germany's transportation lines constitute the vital arteries of the continent.

Without the beating of the German heart, Europe would lose its economic and political prominence in world affairs. Velleius Paterculus, who lived in the reigns of Augustus and Tiberius (30 BCE&#;37 CE), served as a military tribune in Thrace, Macedonia, Greece and Asia Minor, and later, from 4 CE to 12 or 13, as a cavalry officer and legatus in Germany and Pannonia.

He was quaestor in 7 CE, Brand: Harvard. I [] * * * * [Epeus,] being parted by a storm from Nestor his commander, builtnot being received at home by his father Telamon, for his pusillanimity in not avenging the injustice shown to his brother, sailed to Cyprus, where he built Salamis, a city named after his own s, the son of Achilles, took possession of Epirus, and.

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and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This is a chronology of warfare between the Romans and various Germanic tribes between BC and AD.

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I []. The former Scipio had opened for the Romans the way to power; the latter opened that to luxury. For when their dread of Carthage was at an end, and their rival in empire was removed, the nation, deserting the cause of virtue, went over, not gradually, but with precipitation, to that of vice; the old rules of conduct were renounced, and new introduced; and.

Eutropius wrote the Breviarium ab Urbe Condita (Compendium of Roman History) at the request of the emperor Valens around A.D. This brief work is a fairly accurate ten-book summary of Roman history from the founding of Rome in B.C.

to the death of the emperor Jovian in A.D. The usefulness of this book was recognized shortly after its : Daniel Nathan Erickson. History of Rome, II. always hostile to both, but because treachery was a disease with him. He had been the most grovelling flatterer of the queen, a client a with less self-respect than a slave; he had also been secretary to Antony and was the author or the abettor of his vilest acts; for money he was ready to do all things for all men; and at a banquet he had played the role of Glaucus.

In fact, the Compendium is meant to reawaken interest in and enthusiasm for the Catechism, which, in the wisdom of its presentation and the depth of its spirituality, always remains the basic text for catechesis in the Church today.

Like the Catechism, the Compendium has four parts, corresponding to the fundamental laws of life in Christ. Moving away from some of the great characters in Roman history, Mary Beard’s The Roman Triumph is a radical re-examination of one of Rome’s ancient ceremonies.

I have chosen this because a lot of books on Ancient Rome, my own included, generally like to tell stories that take fragments of evidence and piece them together to make a coherent. Internet Archive BookReader Compendium of Roman history. Res gestae divi Augusti Internet Archive BookReader Compendium of Roman history.

Res gestae divi Augusti Compendium of Roman history. Res gestae divi Augusti.Maybe Compendium of World History would have been a better title, although it was obvious to his contemporaries that the conquests of Rome had changed universal history into Roman history.

This was an accepted point of view, developed already by the Greek historian Polybius of Megalopolis (cc) in his World History.Taylor ends the book with a summary listing of the battles chronologically; while it might have been more useful had he listed the main entries of the battles chronologically rather than alphabetically, this is arguably a matter of taste.

Roman Empire at War is an indispensable reference guide for any student of the Roman military.