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Unformatted text preview: Oppian Laws Augustus: Res Gastae. Exaggeration. Civil wars disregarded. Josephus : 1 st cent. Jewish The Great Revolt/Jewish War Suetonius : 1-2. Includes vulgar stories, physical description, etc. Scandalous Julius Caesar Augustus Tacitus : 1 st cent. Psychological portrait. Loss of liberty. Moral judgments. Annals-Julio-Caludian emperors- particularly Tiberius. Caludius, Nero. 69-4 emperors. Cassius Dio: 2 nd cent. Sympathetic to imperial power. Accession of Nerva & death of Trajan Eusebius : 3-4 century AD Founder of Church History. Extremely exaggerated. Contemporary of Constantine. Constantine Writers of Augustan History: 395 Fraudulent Hadrian Ammianus Marcellinus : Greek. Sympathy for people throughout the empire. Little distortion Julian’s death...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course HIEU 102 taught by Professor Miano during the Fall '07 term at UCSD.
- Fall '07
- Julius Caesar, Julius Caesar