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Appian: Wars of the Romans in Iberia


Appian wrote his Roman History in the second century AD as a series of books arranged geographically to chronicle the rise of the Roman Empire. His Iberike, of which this is the first translation with historical commentary in English, deals with the Romans' wars in the Iberian peninsula from the third to the first centuries BC. It is the only continuous source for much of the history of this crucial period in one of the earliest regions of Rome's imperial expansion, and so fills in the gap made by the loss of Livy's later books. He describes the major campaigns of the conquest from the defeat ... More

Keywords: Appian, Roman History, Roman Empire, Iberike, Carthaginians, Celtiberians, Lusitanians, Numantia

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Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780856687198
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9780856687198.001.0001
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