Procopius

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Commonly regarded as the last major historian of the ancient Western world, Procopius of Caesarea accompanied the Roman general Belisarius in the wars of the Emperor Justinian. Procopius became the principal historian of the sixth century, writing the major work ‘The Wars of Justinian, in addition to ‘The Buildings of Justinian’ and the infamous ‘Secret History’. Delphi’s Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Greek texts.  This comprehensive eBook presents Procopius’ complete extant works, with beautiful illustrations, informative introductions, special dual Greek and English text and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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eBook Description

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Procopius’ life and works
* Features the complete extant works of Procopius, in both English translation and the original Greek
* Concise introductions to the historical books
* Includes H. B. Dewing’s translations, previously appearing in the Loeb Classical Library edition of Procopius
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the books or sections you want to read with detailed contents tables
* Includes Procopius’ rare work THE BUILDINGS OF JUSTINIAN, first time in digital print
* Provides a special dual English and Greek text, allowing readers to compare the sections paragraph by paragraph – ideal for students
* Features a bonus biography – discover Procopius’ ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

Please note: some Kindle software programs cannot display Greek characters correctly; however the characters do display correctly on Kindle devices.

CONTENTS:

The Translations
THE WARS OF JUSTINIAN
SECRET HISTORY
THE BUILDINGS OF JUSTINIAN

The Greek Texts
LIST OF GREEK TEXTS

The Dual Texts
DUAL GREEK AND ENGLISH TEXTS

The Biography
INTRODUCTION TO PROCOPIUS by H. B. Dewing

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