Tacitus wrote that she poisoned herself; Cassius Dio
claims she died of disease.
Here, too, biographical and historical, albeit considerably later, sources such as Suetonius and Cassius Dio
furnish independent testimony that Octavian endeavored to cultivate a virile sexual image in the years soon after Perusia, in part because his rival Antony excelled on this particular front.
is described directly from the pages of Pliny, Plutarch, Appian, and Cassius Dio
with little by way of analysis.
Luce) and that of Cassius Dio
(as reconstructed by T.
Thus the main portion of the article on Cassius Dio
The most extensive extant account of the reign of Augustus is by Cassius Dio
, early in the third century.
It was in order to restrain that (ruinous) competition that the early Roman emperors passed legislation limiting the frequency of gladiatorial games and the number of pairs of gladiators that could be shown (see Cassius Dio
To inaugurate a series inspired by an scholarly network that grew from a conference, historians and classicists who specialize in Roman statesman and historian Cassius Dio
(155-235) present case studies highlighting various aspects of his Roman History, focusing on previously ignored or misunderstood elements in the narrative.
La date de la bataille est la seule date mentionnee dans son reuvre par Cassius Dio
(51, 1, 1).
Icks has attempted to understand the figure of Elagabalus through the biased accounts of the three main primary sources: the histories of Cassius Dio
and Herodian and the biography of Elagabalus included in the Historia Augusta (HA).
Every Roman writer who chronicled the fall of the republic--Appian, Tacitus, Cassius Dio
, Sallust, Cicero, and others--marveled at the evaporation of ancient virtue that preceded the loss of liberty.
A few more details are given by later sources, like Plutarch and the historians Appian and Cassius Dio
, but they do not suggest that there was a hard struggle, or even much fighting.