The first text (where 'Ptelomy' appears twice) is Marcus Junianus Justinus's Thabridgment of the Histories of Trogus
Pompeius, Collected and Wrytten in the Laten Tonge, by the Famous Historiographer Iustine, and Translated into English by Arthur Goldyng (London, 1564).
April 26, 2016: Abdullah Alhatem, Caili Bonar, Yuan Shelley Deng, Austin Holmes, Megan Elizabeth Mullins, Alysia Shaffer, Brian Trogus
, Lei Wang, Kathryn Whitehill.
24 CE); and Justin's epitome (second century CE?) of the lost Philippic Histories of Pompeius Trogus
(first century BCE).
Kristeva's intertextual studies as a possible way out for Alexander scholarship (Atkinson's 'intertextual references to Trogus
These versions, from the first century BC and later, ultimately rely on sources contemporary and near-contemporary to Alexander himself (late fourth / early third century BC), such as Callisthenes, used by Aristobulus and Ptolemy, in their turn the principal sources of Arrian; and Onesicritus and Nearchus, used by Cleitarchus, who again served as source for the so-called 'vulgate' authors, Diodorus, Curtius and Trogus
(25) Tiberianus passes censure especially on Trebellius Pollio, none other than another of the fictitious authors of the Historia Augusta, whereas Vopiscus comes to the author's rescue declaring 'neminem scriptorem, quantum ad historiam pertinet, non aliquid esse mentitum' ("there was no author, at least in the realm of history, who had not made some false statement"), and invoking an array of stellar witnesses for his bold thesis: Livy, Sallust, Tacitus, and Pompeius Trogus
. Thereupon Tiberianus admits defeat: 'scribe, inquit, ut libet.
Among the chief sources are Justin's summary of a lost history by Pompeius Trogus
; Appian's Mithradatic Wars; Dio Cassius's History of Rome; Strabo's Geography; Memnon's fragmentary history of Heraclea on the Black Sea; Cicero's speeches; and Plutarch's Lives of Sulla, Lucullus and Pompey.
The forty-two-page index is indispensable, given the broad thematic scope of some of example, contains fourteen separate entries (with notes and bibliographies) for post-Hellenistic authors such as pompeius Trogus
; these would be inconveniently hidden from most user if not for the index.
Margaret Williams, "Being a Jew in Rome: Sabbath Fasting as an Expression of Romano-Jewish Identity," boldly argues that the references in Augustus, Pompeius Trogus
, Petronius, and Martial to fasting on the Sabbath reflect the actual practice of Jews in Rome in contrast to the practice of Jews elsewhere.
According to Ephorus (as summarized by Pompeius Trogus
), they rejected marriage as "slavery" (Dowden 110).