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    The Scriptores Historiae Augustae: v. 3 (Loeb Classical Library) (Hardback) Translated by D. Magie

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    DescriptionThe "Scriptores Historiae Augustae, " or "Historia Augusta, " is a collection of biographies of Roman emperors, heirs, and claimants from Hadrian to Numerianus (117 284 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 centuries, the "Historia Augusta" has naturally attracted keen attention. In the last century it has also generated the gravest suspicions. Present opinion holds that the whole is the work of a single author (who lived in the time of Theodosius) and contains much that is plagiarism and even downright forgery. The Loeb Classical Library edition of the "Historia Augusta" is in three volumes.

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    The Scriptores Historiae Augustae: v. 3
    Authors and contributors
    Translated by D. Magie
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 539
    Width: 114 mm
    Height: 163 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    ISBN 13: 9780674992900
    ISBN 10: 0674992903

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HIS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.0
    BIC subject category V2: HB
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 870
    DC21: 870
    DC22: 937/.06/0922
    LC classification: PA6156 .A82 1979
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: NH
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    Publication date
    01 January 1987
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, Mass