Marcellinus Ammianus

Marcellinus Ammianus:

see Ammianus MarcellinusAmmianus Marcellinus
, c.330–c.400, Roman historian, b. Antioch. After retiring from a successful military career, he wrote a history of the Roman Empire as a sequel to that of Tacitus, his model. The history, in 31 books, covered the years from A.D.
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Kagan includes an extensive analysis of Marcellinus Ammianus's battle narratives as an ancient example of a pre-Keegan face of battle author, but the analysis supports her primary thesis only indirectly.