Dexippus (Deksippos)( The Greek historian)
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Biography Dexippus (Deksippos)
Dexippus, Latin. Publius Herennius Dexippus; Deksippos, Latin. Publius Herennius Dexippus, from Athens, genus. app. 210 g., the Greek historian. The representative of the old Athenian aristocracy, he held senior positions in Athens, and also served as a priest. In 267 g. defended Athens from Herulians. The main product of the D. a volume Chronicle (Chronike historiua), the least in 12 books, in which he described universal history from ancient times up to 268/270 years. (it later went Eunapius). The paper entitled Scythica (Skythika) D, described the raids of the Germans in 238-270 years., The composition is titled History Diadochi (Ta met 'Aleksandron) in 4 books were only citation works Arrian. Of the works of Dr.. preserved only in fragments. D. took a sample of Thucydides, it is used, among other works of Jordan and Zosim.