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Eutropius

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The Roman historian Eutropius flourished in the fourth century AD and is the author of ‘Breviarium historiae Romanae’, a compendium of ten books of Roman history, from the foundation of the city to the accession of Valens. It has come down to us complete and was compiled with considerable care and written with impartiality in a succinct style. It is particularly useful to historians for its account of the First Punic War, as Livy’s books spanning that period have not survived. Delphi’s Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Latin texts. This comprehensive eBook presents Eutropius’ complete extant text, with illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Eutropius’ life and works
* Features the complete text of ‘Breviarium historiae Romanae’, in both English translation and the original Latin
* Concise introduction to the text
* Features John Selby Watson’s 1886 translation
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Provides a special dual English and Latin text, allowing readers to compare the sections paragraph by paragraph — ideal for students
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Translation
Summary of Roman History

The Latin Text
Contents of Latin Text

The Dual Text
Dual Latin and English Text

The Biography
Life of Eutropius by J. C. Hazzard

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