OLEXANDRIYSKE Appian (Appianos)( Greek historian)
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Biography OLEXANDRIYSKE Appian (Appianos)
Appian, of Alexandria, Appianos, OK. 100 - OK. 180 years. n. e., the Greek historian. He has held administrative posts, first in Alexandria, and then, having received the Roman citizenship, moved to Rome., Where he became the first emperor's attorney, and then was promoted to the imperial procurator. Began to write more about. 160 g. By Roman History (Historia Romana) in 24 books. This work has been reviewing the history of the Roman Empire, expanded geographically through the story of the provinces in the order in which they fell under the authority of Rome. Each book represents a complete history of the separate parts of the Empire and titled his own name. With this construction breaks the chronological order of events. Preserved whole books VI-VIII, XI-XVII, as well as the second half of the book. IX. A History. is a valuable resource, containing a large amount of material not found in other historians, and in many cases the only possible source.