Herodian (Herodianos)( The Greek historian)
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Biography Herodian (Herodianos)
Herodian; Herodianos, OK. 180 OK. 250 years. n. e., the Greek historian. Place in Syria, occupied the lower administrative positions. The product G. History of Roman emperors (Tes meta Markon basileias historiai; lats. Historia post Marcum Aurelium) in 8 books covers the history of Rome for the past 50 years, with the death of Marcus Aurelius (180) up to the death of Maximinus (238 g.). Not very reliable in terms of chronology and geography. Three recent books are the most informative value. G. found his followers in Ammiane Marcellinus and the author of biographies of the Roman Caesars.