Herodianus (Herodian)
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b. ca. AD 180 in the east of the Roman Empire;

d. after AD 238;

Greek historian.


Herodian composed a history of Rome from the death of Marcus [2] Aurelius (AD 180) to AD 238.


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Τῆς µετὰ Μάρκον βασιλείας ἱστορίαι/Tês metà Márkon basileías historíai

Ab excessu divi Marci

History of the Empire after Marcus [2] Aurelius

after A…

Cite this page
Kuhn-Chen, Barbara, “Herodianus (Herodian)”, 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 22 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0103>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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