Cambridge Encyclopedia » Cambridge Encyclopedia Vol. 5

Ammianus Marcellinus - Biography, Work


Roman historian, born of Greek parents in Antioch, S Turkey (formerly Syria). He wrote in Latin a history of the Roman Empire from AD 98 in 31 books, of which only the last 18 are extant. His work was therefore a continuation of that of Tacitus.

User Comments

Your email address will be altered so spam harvesting bots can't read it easily.
Hide my email completely instead?

Cancel or