KVINT Fabius Piktor (Fabius Pictor, Quintus)( The oldest known Roman historians)
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Biography KVINT Fabius Piktor (Fabius Pictor, Quintus)
Piktor Fabius, Quintus; Fabius Pictor, Quintus, III in. BC. e., the oldest known Roman historians. In 225 g. participated in the war against the Gauls, in the summer of 216, after the defeat of the Romans at Cannes was sent to the Senate with the embassy to the Delphic oracle. The author was written in Greek history of Rome from the settlement of Aeneas in Italy to contemporary events, ancient history of Rome described succinctly using Italic legend. The date of foundation of thought 747, which indicates that knowledge of Greek scientific works on early Roman history. In particular detail, he described the current developments, in particular the war with Hannibal. No work was preserved, . apparently, . written at the end or after the Punic War II and was intended for the then "cultural" world (Hellenic), . was a response to "filokarfagenskoe" description I Punic War Greek Owl of Akragi,
. Polybius and Dionysius of Halicarnassus, who used the product of FP, emphasized his love for the truth, although the patriotic bias and desire to emphasize the merits of the genus Fabiev caused a certain one-sidedness. At F.P. The author of the Latin translations of chronicles and attributed F.P. essays on the right of pontiffs (De iure pontificio) is probably Servilian Quintus Fabius Maximus, consul in 142 g. BC. e.