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Eutropius

Breviarium (Liverpool University Press - Translated Texts for Historians)

by H.W. Bird

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Published by Liverpool University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • European history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • Other prose: classical, early & medieval,
  • Ancient - Rome,
  • Ancient Rome - History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • History / Historiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8283670M
    ISBN 100853232083
    ISBN 109780853232087

    It was through these personal experiences and competent observation that he was able Eutropius book write such a complete history of Rome. Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics - Dissertations. Some scholars claim he was born in Burdigala Bordeaux and was a man of medicine. On his style see Sorn, Die Sprachgebrauch des Eutropius, pt.

    Life[ edit ] The exact background and birthplace of Eutropius is disputed. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. III[ edit ] Eutropius book the consulship of Sextus Julius Caesar Eutropius book Lucius Marcius Philippusin the six hundred and fifty-ninth year from the building of the city, [9] when almost all other wars were at an end, the PiceniMarsiand Peligniexcited a most dangerous war in Italy; [10] for after they had lived for many years in subjection to the Roman people, they now began to assert their claim to equal privileges. Bellum adversus Parthos moliens, qui iam Mesopotamiam fatigabant, uno et tricesimo anno imperii, aetatis sexto et sexagesimo, Nicomediae in villa publica obiit. Eutropius has been translated into English by Nicolas Hayward, ; by Clarke,a version that has been several times reprinted, and by Thomas, Obiit in Britannia Eboraci principatus anno tertio decimo atque inter Divos relatus est.

    Eutropius has been referred to as 'Italian' in other sources and supposedly held estates in Asia. Eutropius obviously held Trajan in high regard, and went to exceptional lengths to portray him Eutropius book a model for Valens. He also gave negative accounts of Tiberius and Caligula for their excessive cruelty and greed. These illustrious men, therefore, each of whom was capable of commanding a large army, setting out on their expedition, all fell in battle One only remained out of so numerous a family, who, from his extreme youth, could not be taken with them to the field.


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Eutropius by H.W. Bird Download PDF Ebook

Flavius Eutropius

Its independent value is small, but it sometimes fills a gap left by the more authoritative records. He came to battle, accordingly, [5] with Eutropius book Cimbri, and in two engagements Eutropius book two hundred thousand of the enemy, and took eighty thousand prisoners, with their general Eutropius book ; [6] for which service he was elected consul a fifth time during his absence.

He overcame also in battle the Vejentes and Fidenates, the one six, the other eighteen miles from Rome: and increased the dimensions of the city by the addition of the Coelian hill.

Were they civil or conceited, opulent or lecherous, merciful Eutropius book cruel? All rights reserved. Nam reliqua stilo maiore dicenda sunt. It is possible that he was, at least in part, protecting his own official interests, but that was not his main motivation. He divided the year, before unregulated by any computation, into ten months, and founded numerous sacred rites and temples at Rome.

He took a great number of the neighbouring inhabitants into the city; he chose a hundred of the older men, by whose advice he might manage all his affairs, and whom, from their age, he named senators. Bird, in his article Roman Emperors: Eutropius' Perspective, states that "Eutropius does not appear to have been overly preoccupied with the cultural attainments of the emperors.

Afterwards, 7 on receiving a sum in gold, to desist from the siege of the Capitol, they retreated; Camillus, however, pursued them, and routed them with such a slaughter, that he recovered both the gold which had been given to them, and all the military standards which they had taken.

Although the Latin in some instances differs from that of the purest models, the work was for a long time a favorite elementary school-book. On the news of this state of things, Mithridates sent orders to treat with Sulla concerning peace. Full search options are on the right side and top of the page.

Fidenae was taken, and utterly destroyed.

Abridgement of Roman History/Book V

Some historians credit him as a native of Burdigala Bordeaux in Gaul, Eutropius book others say Eutropius book was of Italian origin. There is no other individual found in the Breviarium who is more extensively recorded and esteemed than the emperor Trajan, who ruled from 98 to AD.

The Breviarium was enlarged and continued down to the time of Justinian by Paulus Eutropius book q. A Latin historian of the fourth century. He died a natural death Eutropius book the twenty-fourth year of his reign. He then pursued Marius, the younger, to Praeneste, besieged him there, and drove him even to self-destruction.

King Tarquin, however, after his expulsion, stirred up war against Rome, and, having collected a large force from all quarters, in order that he Eutropius book be reinstated on the throne, took the field.

He bore arms under Julian in his expedition against the Parthians, as he himself informs us x.Feb 02,  · Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Eutropii Historiae Romanae Breviarum: Cum Versione Anglica, in Qua Verbum De Verbo Exprimitur: Notis Quoque & Indice: Or, Eutropius' Compendious History of Rome, Together with an English Translation, as Literal as Possible, Notes and an Index.

Eutropius facts: The historian Eutropius (fl. 4th century) is best known for his ten-book collection detailing the history of Rome from its start through to the death of the emperor Jovian in AD.

Besides writing a concise history, he also ser. Flavius Eutropius was an Ancient Roman historian who flourished in the latter half of the 4th century.

He held the office of secretary (magister memoriae) at Constantinople, accompanied the Emperor Julian (–) on his expedition against the Persians (), and was alive during the reign of Valens (–), to whom he dedicates his Breviarium historiae Romanae and where his history ends/5.He was alive in the age of Valentinian and Valens; to pdf latter of whom pdf dedicates his book.

This is all that is known of his personal history. When or where he was born, it is useless to attempt to discover. Eutropius has been translated into English by Nicolas Hayward, ; by Clarke,a version that has been several times.The exact background and birthplace of Eutropius download pdf disputed.

Some scholars claim he was born in Burdigala and was a man of medicine. Others, however, most notably H.W. Bird, have dismissed these claims as being highly unlikely.

Eutropius has been referred to as 'Italian' in other sources and supposedly held estates in Asia.EUTROPIUS, Roman administrator ebook historian, probably from Bordeaux, who accompanied the emperor Julian the Apostate on his ill-fated Ebook expedition in He later rose to the rank of praefectus praetorio (Illyrici) under Gratian and Theodosius () and was consul (posterior) with Valentinian II in despite the fact that he was almost certainly a pagan and remained so under the.