"No wild beasts
are so hostile to humans
as the majority of the Christians
are to one another"
--- Ammianus Marcellinus
(22.5.4) circa 390 CE.
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Arnaldo Momigliano on Ammianus Marcellinus
An excursionary introduction to the author of the Res Gestae,
Ammianus Marcellinus, by one of the foremost ancient historians of the twentieth
century, Arnaldo Momigliano. This article is simply a collection of citations,
which I have found to be of invaluable assistance in the understanding of the
process of assessment of an historian's integrity and representation of the truth
of history, particularly in the fourth century CE.
LOEB CLASSICAL LIBRARY EDITION - Translator: John C. Rolfe (1935)
Preface - John C. Rolfe
Introduction - John C. Rolfe
The Surviving Books of the History
Editorial Comments - Web Publication
Book 17 (Karnak Obelisk)
Book 19 (First Attested Christian Inquisition)
Book 21 (Obituary to Constantius; ref to Apollonius)
Book 25 (Obituary to Julian)
Lineage of the Emperor Constantine
History of King Theodoric
Acknowledgements & Copyright
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