A Study of Cassius Dio

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1964. Hardcover. Blue cloth boards with gilt spine lettering; xiv, 239 pp. Good+ (Ex-library with stamps and labels on spine, inside front and rear covers, ffep. Black marker on block.). Item #185464

Contents: Introduction : the Byzantine excerpts, Xiphilinus and Zonaras -- The man and his career -- The composition of the history -- Political and historical views -- The history of this own time -- Dio and Rome -- Chronological table of Dio's life and writings -- Appendices: I. Xiphilinus' and Zonaras' epitomes of Dio Book 54 ; II. The date of Dio's first consulship ; III. References in the History to datable events within Dio's lifetime ; IV. References in the History to contemporary institutions and customs ; V. The pseudo-Alexander of A.D. 221. Also includes bibliographical references (pages 219-226).

OCLC: 526185

Price: $45.00

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