Fabius Pictor, Quintus

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Fabius Pictor, Quintus


Born circa 254 B.C.; date of death unknown. Roman historian.

Fabius Pictor was the first of the elder annalists. His work, the Annals, a chronological record of Roman history from mythical times to 201 B.C., has survived in fragments.


In Historicorum Romanorum fragmenta, vol. 1. Edited by H. Peter. Leipzig, 1883.
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