Cassius Dio Cocceianus, Lucius Cl(audius) (Cassius Dio)
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b. ca. AD 164 in Nicaea (Bithynia);

d. after AD 229;

Greek historian.


Of his 80–book history of the Roman Empire (from the founding of the city to AD 229), books 36–60 (covering 69 BC to AD 47) survive intact, and books 78–79 (covering …

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Kuhn-Chen, Barbara, “Cassius Dio Cocceianus, Lucius Cl(audius) (Cassius Dio)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 23 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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