Velleius Paterculus
(619 words)

b. 20/19 BC;

d. after AD 30;

Roman historian.


Roman history.


The text was transmitted on only one 8th cent. manuscript, discovered by Beatus Rhenanus in the Alsatian monastery of Murbach in 1515, but now lost.


With the exception of two French, and one English translation from the ear…

Cite this page
Pausch, Dennis, “Velleius Paterculus”, 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 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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