History of the world in epitome

(for use inMartian infant schools)
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Statementby Bertrand Russell ; drawings by Franciska Themerson.
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Justin was the author of an epitome of Trogus' expansive Liber Historiarum Philippicarum, or Philippic Histories, a history of the kings of Macedonia, compiled in the time of Augustus.

Due to its numerous digressions, this work was retitled by one of its editors, Historia Philippicae et Totius Mundi Origines et Terrae Situs, or Philippic. History of the world in epitome book A book that simultaneously frustrate you and keeps you reading. The problem with an history of the world is that it will be very, very fast paced.

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The Historia Philippicae et Totius Mundi Origines et Terrae Situs, or Philippic History and Origins of the Entire World and All of its Lands, by the second century Roman writer Justin is an epitome of the Augustan historian Pompeius Trogus' earlier expansive work the Historiæ Phillippicæ, and the only surviving link, although much of the content has been (s): Justin.

Dio Cassius (Cassius Dio), c. CE, was born in Bithynia. Little of his Roman History survives, but missing portions are partly supplied from elsewhere and there are many excerpts. Dio's work is a vital source for the last years of the Roman republic and the first four Roman emperors.

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Justin’s Epitome: The Unlikely Adaptation of Trogus’ World History event, and this at times not necessarily with an addition of his own but simply by the omission of text.

The Historiae Philippicae and Ancient Historiography The Historiae Philippicae, despite being the only pre-Christian world history written in Latin, has no truly unique characteristics to distinguish it from theFile Size: KB.

Pompeius Trogus, a Romanized Gaul living in the age of Augustus, wrote a forty-four book universal history (The Philippic History) of the non-Roman Mediterranean world. This work was later abbreviated by M. Junianus Justinus. Alexander the Great's life has been examined in minute detail by scholars for many decades, but the period of chaos that ensued after his death in BC has.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: unnumbered pages illustrations 14 cm: Other Titles: History of the world in epitome. This “epitome of the inhabited world” is perhaps a reading key to the as Rome sees all cities and all peoples of the world condense in its space, so the library condensed in Athenaeus’ text allows one not only to move through all the books that it contains, but also through the oikoumenē; to travel, to trace infinite itineraries, without ever coming out of a Roman domus.

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Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user :   Pompeius Trogus, a Romanized Gaul living in the age of Augustus, wrote a forty four-book universal history (The Philippic History) of the non-Roman, Mediterranean world.

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Pompeius Trogus, a Romanized Gaul living in the age of Augustus, wrote a forty-four book universal history (The Philippic History) of the non-Roman, Mediterranean world. This work was later abbreviated by a certain M. Junianus Justinus, better known as Justin.

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Epitome of the Philippic History of Pompeius Trogus. translated, with notes, by the Rev. John Selby Watson. had gone thither as eagerly as if, in a division of the world, the east had fallen by lot to Alexander, the son of his sister Olympias, and the west to himself, and as if he was likely to have not less to do in Italy, Africa, and.

Book XI. Commencement of Alexander’s reign; he prepares to invade Persia, I. II.—Suppresses the seeds of revolt in Greece; destroys Thebes; banishes the Athenian orators, III. IV.—Sets out for Persia, V.—Battle of the Granicus, VI.

—The Gordian knot, VII. —Alexander and his physician Philippus, VIII. Battle of Issus, IX. —Alexander becomes luxurious; takes Tyre, X.—Visits the. ( views) A Short History of the World by H.

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