JORDAN (ordanes)( Roman historian)
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Biography JORDAN (ordanes)
Jordan; Iordanes, VI in. n. e., Roman historian (often referred to as Jordan or wrongly, Iornand), Romanized Goth, notary, and later, perhaps, a spiritual person, perhaps even Bishop. Posted in 551, already being in adulthood, two historical works. Origin and history is ready (De origine actibusque Getarum), sometimes cited as Getika (Getica), is a retelling of 12 books of Cassiodorus Goths, prisoners in 60 sections. An original creation and. is only an opinion, which he described the history of ready until the death Vitiga (540). In contrast, Cassiodorus, and. supported the Union is prepared to East Rome, and Justinian recognized representative of the legitimate authorities. In his own words, he wrote the story not so much for his people, but for the winners, the Romans.
Description and. valuable as a replacement is not preserved works of Cassiodorus, and often the only source of Gothic stories. Work and. contains information about the Slavs. In another of history or the beginning and deeds of the Roman people (De summa temporum vel origine actibusque gentis Romanorum), . often quoted as Romana (Romana), . dedicated to a certain Vigilius (which should not be identified with the pope in 538-555 years.), . And,
. presented a sketch of the history of Rome to 551 g. against the background of world history. The time from Adam to Abraham, he recreated with the help of history, other times - on the basis of a list of the Assyrian, Median, Persian kings, and even the Ptolemaic. I. used Eusebius and Jerome Chronicle (ancient times and the Empire), Flora and Rufiyaa Festa (Republic) and the Chronicles of Marcellinus COMESA (the period prior to Feodosia). Compilation and. does not much matter, since the known sources, where the same events are described better and better. I. not have their own view of history, he often gives the history of legends. And acts as a supporter of Justinian, the legitimate ruler of the empire, whose history and for. equaled in world history. Essays and written in bad Latin, do not have literary merit.