Appian (Appianus) was once a Greek reputable of Alexandria. He observed the Jewish uprising of 116 CE, and later turned a Roman citizen and suggest and acquired the rank of eques (knight). In his older years he held a procuratorship. He died throughout the reign of Antoninus Pius who used to be emperor 138–161 CE. sincere admirer of the Roman empire although unaware of the associations of the sooner Roman republic, he wrote, within the uncomplicated 'common' dialect, 24 books of 'Roman affairs', actually conquests, from the beginnings to the days of Trajan (emperor 98–117 CE). 11 have come right down to us whole, or approximately so, particularly these at the Spanish, Hannibalic, Punic, Illyrian, Syrian, and Mithridatic wars, and 5 books at the Civil Wars. they're important documents of army history.
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