Sallustius Crispus, Gaius (Sallust)
(1,292 words)

b. 86 BC in Amiternum;

d. 35 or 34 BC in Rome;

Roman historiographer.


Two historical monographs (Bellum Catilinae, Bellum Iugurthinum), and the annalistic Historiae (probably spurious); invective against Cicero ; letters to C…

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Jahn, Stefanie, “Sallustius Crispus, Gaius (Sallust)”, 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 16 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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