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Justin: Epitome of The Philippic History of Pompeius Trogus: Volume I: Books 11-12 Alexander the Great (Clarendon Ancient History Series) by Justin

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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ContributionsJohn Yardley (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7396834M
ISBN 100198149077
ISBN 109780198149071

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  Justin's abbreviated epitome of the lost Philippic history of Pompeius Trogus is the only relatively continuous account we have left of the events that transpired in the 40 years from BC. This volume supplies a historical analysis of this unique source for the difficult period of Alexander's Successors up to BC, a full translation, and Pages: Justin: Epitome of the Philippic History of Pompeius Trogus, Books Alexander the Great [Clarendon Ancient History Series] by Yardley, J. C., Trans. and Appendices by; Waldemar Heckel, Commentary by and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at .   Justin's abbreviated epitome of the lost Philippic history of Pompeius Trogus is the only relatively continuous account we have left of the events that transpired in the 40 years from B.C.. This volume supplies a historical analysis of this unique source for the difficult period of Alexander's Successors up to B.C., a full translation Format: Paperback.   Yardley and Heckel’s translation of Books 11 and 12 of Justin’s epitome of the Philippic History is an excellent addition to the Clarendon Ancient History Series. All students of Greek history will eagerly await the publication of the second : Stanley Burstein.

Trogus' "Historiarae Philippicae" exists only through Justin's epitome and another epitomator's prologi. The epitome is worth checking out for those interested in Greco-Roman universal history. The Latin is later (when exactly is a matter of dispute between scholars) but easy enough to read/5(2). Marcus Junianus Justinus Epitome of the Philippic History of Pompeius Trogus. translated, with notes, by the Rev. John Selby Watson. London: Henry G. Bohn, York Street, Convent Garden ().   Justin: Epitome of The Philippic History of Pompeius Trogus: Volume I: Books Alexander the Great (Clarendon Ancient History Series) Ap . Pompeius Trogus, a Romanized Gaul living in the age of Augustus, wrote a forty-four book universal history (The Philippic History) of the non-Roman, Mediterranean world. This work was later abbreviated by a certain M. Junianus Justinus, better known as Justin. This volume presents the firstmodern English translation and scholarly commentary.

  Justin: Epitome of The Philippic History of Pompeius Trogus: Volume I: Books Alexander the Great by Justin, , available at Book /5(12). Justin was the author of an epitome of Trogus' expansive Liber Historiarum Philippicarum, or Philippic Histories, a history of the kings of Macedonia, compiled in the time of Augustus. Due to its numerous digressions, this work was retitled by one of its editors, Historia Philippicae et Totius Mundi Origines et Terrae Situs, or Philippic.   Justin: Epitome of the Philippic History of Pompeius Trogus: Volume II: Books by J. C. Yardley, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(3). This text is an excerpt from an Epitome – which has to be understood as a kind of “anthology” rather than a simple “abridgement” (Yardley and Heckel, e, p. 15) – of a book originally written by Trogus Pompeius, The book of the Philippic Histories, of the origins of the whole world and of the outline of earth, known as the Philippic Histories.