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Historia Augusta

Norman H. Baynes

Historia Augusta

its date and purpose

by Norman H. Baynes

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

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    Statementby Norman Baynes.
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    Studies in the Historia Augusta | This short monograph examines the authorship, date, context, redaction and reception of the Historia Augusta - a corpus of biographies of emperors and usurpers of the second and third centuries, which purports to be the work of six . News and Events. Two New Videos Posted! Jasmine Hill Waltz and Pandemic on our YouTube Channel and Preservation Month Post page.. Preservation Month is a way to promote historic places, heritage tourism, further education about our places that matters and how historic preservation is an economic development tool with social benefits!

    By turns outlandish, humorous, and scatological, the Historia Augusta is an eccentric compilation of biographies of the Roman emperors and usurpers of the second and third centuries. David Rohrbacher offers a literary analysis of the work, contending that its allusions and parodies were meant as puzzles and jokes for a knowing and appreciative audience. Buy Ammianus and the Historia Augusta (Oxford University Press academic monograph reprints) by Syme, Ronald (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3).

    This book examines the biography of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius. It seeks to further understand the author of the Historia Augusta and also the reminiscences of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius at the same time. This has been achieved through a s. The Scriptores Historiae Augustae, or Historia Augusta, is a collection of biographies of Roman emperors, heirs, and claimants from Hadrian to Numerianus ( CE). The work, which is modeled on Suetonius, purports to be written by six different authors and quotes documents and public records extensively. Since we possess no continuous account of the emperors of the second and third.


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The Scriptores Historiae Augustae, or Historia Augusta, is a collection of biographies of Roman emperors, heirs, and claimants from Hadrian to Numerianus ( CE). The work, which is modeled on Suetonius, purports to be written by six different authors 4/4(3).

The Historia Augusta (or Scriptores Historiae Augustae) is a series of biographies of Roman emperors, heirs, and claimants from Hadrian to Numerianus ( CE) modeled on Suetonius's Lives of the Caesars (second century CE). Of uncertain reliability and authorship, it is now attributed by many authorities to one late fourth century CE author.

The "Scriptores Historiae Augustae, " or "Historia Augusta, " is a collection of biographies of Roman emperors, heirs, and claimants from Hadrian to Numerianus ( CE). The work, which is modeled on Suetonius, purports to be written by six different authors /5(20).

The Historia Augusta (or Scriptores Historiae Augustae) is a series of biographies of Roman emperors, heirs, and claimants from Hadrian to Numerianus ( CE) modeled on Suetonius' Lives of the Caesars (second century CE). The "Scriptores Historiae Augustae, " or "Historia Augusta, " is a collection of biographies of Roman emperors, heirs, and claimants from Hadrian to Numerianus ( CE).

The work, which is modeled on Suetonius, purports to be written by six different authors 4/5(17). This book would have received 5 stars if it included the whole Historia Augusta and not just half of it. As a work of history it is amateur at best and I would not rely too much on it as a historical source never the less it is interesting to read what a later Roman writer makes of the 2nd Century, early 3rd Century Emperors and any writing to /5(11).

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LOEB CLASSICAL LIBRARY Founded by JAMES LOEB Edited by JEFFREY HENDERSON. Search. a letter: letter.H library: period: periodtoAD period: period Historia Augusta Sort key: marcus aurelius Book order sort key: Doi: /ia_augusta_marcus_aurelius_antoninus Volume.

This chapter discusses the Historia Augusta (HA), a corpus of imperial biographies from Hadrian to Carinus (–) that purports to be the work of six different writers, all otherwise wholly unknown, all purportedly writing between ca.

and The HA is also alleged to be a covert attack on Christianity, a product of the “pagan reaction” at Rome in or soon after Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. The Scriptores Historiae Augustae, or Historia Augusta, is a collection of biographies of Roman emperors, heirs, and claimants from Hadrian to Numerianus ( CE).

Introduction. The Historia Augusta (HA) is a collection of thirty biographies of Roman emperors, co-emperors, and usurpers in chronological order from Hadrian to Carus and his sons, attributed in the manuscripts to six different authors: Aelius Spartianus (1 Hadrian, 2 Aelius, 9 Didius Iulianus, 10 Septimius Severus, 11 Pescennius Niger, 13 Caracalla, 15 Geta), Iulius Capitolinus (3 Antoninus.

The Historia Augusta (Great History) is a Latin work of the 4th century CE that chronicles the lives of Roman emperors from CE. While today the work is recognized as largely fictional (some scholars even giving it the label of "historical fiction"), it was considered reliable history in its time and for many centuries : Joshua J.

Mark. There is a "Prickman" in References but "Prickman, Greg" in Sources. Finally, no citation points to "Anonymous (c. )" ({{sfnRef|Historia Augusta|AD }}) in Sources. – Finnusertop (talk ⋅ contribs)3 August (UTC) @Oatley Please take great care with these refs, they still don't match.

You. This book examines the biography of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius. It seeks to further understand the author of the Historia Augusta alongside the reminiscences of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius.

Geoff W. Adams arrives at this understanding through a study of a wide range of literary texts. Search Tips. Phrase Searching You can use double quotes to search for a series of words in a particular order.

For example, "World war II" (with quotes) will give more precise results than World war II (without quotes). Wildcard Searching If you want to search for multiple variations of a word, you can substitute a special symbol (called a "wildcard") for one or more letters. Historia Augusta (Latin Edition) (Book) Book Details.

ISBN. Title. Historia Augusta (Latin Edition) Author. Scriptores Historiae Augustae & The Perfect Library. Publisher. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. the book.7 (S) The nomen Antoninorum also helps to vary the theme of boni imperatores.

But the nature of this emphasis is less important than its distribution. It can occupy only a Historia Augusta. The Authorship of the Historia Augusta. Antoninus Caracalla Antoninus Caracalla by Aelius Spartianus.

The two sons left by Septimius Severus, Geta and Bassianus, 1 both received the surname Antoninus, 2 one from the army, the other from his father, but Geta was declared a public enemy, 3 while Bassianus got the empire.

The account of this emperor’s ancestors I deem it needless to repeat, for all this has been fully told in the. The Scriptores Historiae Augustae, or Historia Augusta, is a collection of biographies of Roman emperors, heirs, and claimants from Hadrian to Numerianus (– CE).

The work, which is modeled on Suetonius, purports to be written by six different authors and quotes documents and public records extensively. The manuscript tradition of the Historia augusta Item Preview remove-circle Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages:.

The Historia Augusta is a somewhat unreliable Latin history, supposedly compiled from the writings of different authors. It appears to contain a mixture of authentic historical facts derived from other sources, and fictitious elaboration added by one or more later authors.Publisher’s Preview.

Savino’s book is a contribution to a growing number of studies trying to grasp the meaning of the evasive collection of imperial biographies that goes under the name of Historia Augusta (henceforth: HA).The studies by Rohrbacher () and Thomson () may be mentioned as forerunners that serve as points of reference for Savino to build upon.

1 Savino’s book. The Historia Augusta: Its Date and Purpose - Volume 22 Issue - Norman H. BaynesCited by: 5.