Ancient historians

  1. Modern histories
    1. Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1782, rev. 1845) – vol. 1 | vol. 2 | vol. 3 | vol. 4 | vol. 5 | vol. 6
    2. De Imperatoribus Romanis (On the Roman Emperors)
    3. Greek and Roman Cities of Western Turkey by Michael Greenhalgh
    4. Outlines of Roman History by William C. Morey (1901)
    5. Ancient Rome in the Light of Recent Discoveries by Rodolfo Lanciani (12th ed., 1898)
    6. The Letters to the Seven Churches of Asia by William M. Ramsay (1904)
    7. A History of Roman Literature: From the Earliest Period to the Death of Marcus Aurelius by Charles Thomas Cruttwell (1877)
    8. Ancient Rome From the Earliest Times Down to 476 B.C. by Robert Pennell (1891) (4.6Mb)
    9. Jerusalem: Topography, Economics, and History from the Earliest Times to A.D. 70 by George Adam Smith (1909)
    10. A Smaller History of Greece from the earliest times to the Roman conquest by William Smith (1897)
    11. Private Life of the Romans (1903, 1932) by Harold Johnston, rev. by Mary Johnston
    12. Studies in the History and Art of the Eastern Provinces of the Roman Empire (1906) ed. by William M. Ramsay
    13. The Cities of St. Paul: Their Influence on His Life and Thought – The Cities of Eastern Asia Minor (1908) by William M. Ramsay
    14. The Church in the Roman Empire Before A.D. 170 (9th ed., 1909) by William M. Ramsay
    15. American Archaeologists in Turkey: Intellectual and Social Dimensions (1996)
    16. Archaeology in Turkey, 2004-2005
  2. Ancient histories
    1. Herodotus — The Histories (covering roughly 700–475 BCE) – Greek text (you will have to configure the display) | English text (scholarly version, with commentaries & notes) | English text (quick-reading version)
    2. Xenophon — Anabasis (covering 379–371 BCE) | Greek text (you will have to configure the display) | English text
    3. Polybius – The Histories or The Rise of the Roman Empire (in Greek and English, covers c. 220-146 BCE) | Intro. to Polybius
    4. Josephus (37 to after 100 CE)
      1. Jewish Antiquities (Antiquitates Judaicae) – English | Greek | Greek & English in parallel columns
      2. The Jewish War (De bello Judaico)– English | Greek (book 7 only) | Greek & English in parallel columns
      3. Life of Josephus (Josephi vita) – English | Greek | Greek & English in parallel columns
      4. Against Apion (Contra Apionem) – English | Greek | Greek & English in parallel columns [TOP]
    5. Geography of Strabo (c. 64 BCE – 24 CE) Greek text | English text
    6. Pausanias (c. 110 to 180 CE) – Description of Greece – Greek text | English text | biography of Pausanias (115-180 CE)
    7. Livy (59 BCE – 17 CE) – History of Rome – Latin text | Eng. transl.
    8. Plutarch (c. 46 – c. 120 CE)
      1. Alexander – Eng. transl. | Greek text
      2. Pompey – Eng. transl. | Greek text
      3. Caesar – Eng. transl. | Greek text
      4. Brutus –Eng. transl. | Greek text
      5. Antony –Eng. transl. | Greek text
      6. Cicero –Eng. transl. | Greek text
      7. Crassus –Eng. transl. | Greek text
      8. Galba –Eng. transl. | Greek text
      9. Otho –Eng. transl. | Greek text
    9. Suetonius (c. 69 – after 122 CE) – The Twelve Caesars
      1. Julius Caesar – Latin text | Eng. transl.
      2. Augustus (Octavian) – Latin text | Eng. transl.
      3. Tiberius – Latin text | Eng. transl.
      4. Gaius (Caligula) – Latin text | Eng. transl.
      5. Claudius – Latin text | Eng. transl.
      6. Nero – Latin text | Eng. transl.
      7. Galba – Latin text | Eng. transl.
      8. Otho – Latin text | Eng. transl.
      9. Vitellius – Latin text | Eng. transl.
      10. Vespasian – Latin text | Eng. transl.
      11. Titus – Latin text | Eng. transl.
      12. Domitian – Latin text | Eng. transl. [TOP]
    10. Tacitus (c. 55 – 117 CE or later)
      1. History – Latin text | Eng. transl. (Starts with death of Nero, 67 CE, and ends with the defeat of Civilis, 70 CE)
      2. Annals – Latin text | Engl. transl. (Starts with Octavian/Augustus after Actium, c. 30 BCE, and ends with the trial and death of Thrasea during Nero’s reign, 66 CE)[TOP]
    11. Lucian (c. 125 – 180 CE) – Life of DemonaxGreek-English text (starts on p. 158) | English text
    12. Cassius Dio (c. 160 – 230 CE) – Roman History (Intro. and Index) Covers from the founding of Rome, 753 BCE to the death of Avitus, 229 CE)
      1. LCL, vol. 1 – Book 1 | Book 2 | Book 3 | Book 4 | Book 5 | Book 6 | Book 7 | Book 8 | Book 9 | Book 10 | Book 11
      2. LCL, vol. 2 – Book 12 | Book 13 | Book 14 | Book 15 | Book 16 | Book 17 | Book 18 | Book 19 | Book 20 | Book 21 | Book 22-29 (very fragmentary) | Book 30-35 (very fragmentary)
      3. LCL, vol. 3 – Books 36 | Book 37 | Book 38 | Book 39 | Book 40 |
      4. LCL, vol. 4 – Book 41 | Book 42 | Book 43 | Book 44 | Book 45
      5. LCL, vol. 5 – Book 46 | Book 47 | Book 48 | Book 49 | Book 50
      6. LCL, vol. 6 – Book 51 | Book 52 | Book 53 | Book 54 | Book 55
      7. LCL, vol. 7 – Book 56 | Book 57 | Book 58 | Book 59 | Book 60
      8. LCL, vol. 8 – Book 61 | Book 62 | Book 63 | Book 64 | Book 65 | Book 66 | Book 67 | Book 68 | Book 69
      9. LCL, vol. 9 – Book 70 | Book 71 | Book 72 | Book 73 | Book 74 | Book 75 | Book 76 | Book 77 | Book 78 | Book 79 | Book 80
    13. Philostratus (c. 170 – c. 247 C.E.) – Life of Apollonius of Tyana – Greek-English text: vol. 1 and vol. 2 | English text only (but indexed)
    14. Roman Law Library – in Latin, with English translations

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