History Quiz / HCHS/HCMS Ancient Historians of Greece & Rome

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a plebian who opposed old aristrocracy/became partisan of Julius Caesar & govenor in Africa/Catline's War/The Jugurthine War/Histories
Anabasis of Alexander/Discourses of Epictetus/Indica
Bellum Gallicum (Gallic War)/contains beginning line: 'Gallia est omnis divisa in partes tres', meaning 'Gaul is a whole divided into three parts'.
The Histories (history of the Persian Wars - Greece vs Persia)
Meditations (stoic philosophical writings by one of the five Good Emperors)
Constitution of the Spartans/Hipparchikos (duties of cavalry officer)/Hunting with Dogs/Ways and Means (how Athens should deal w/financial crisis)/Hiero/Apology (def. of Socrates)
Naturalis Historia/Died at the eruption of Vesuvius
Epistulae/Eyewitness account of eruption of Vesuvius
Theogeny (origins of world & gods)/Works and Days (800 line poem about 5 Ages of Man & benefits of hard work)/Shield of Heracles (now believed to be spurious)
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Greek geographer, philosopher, & historian (63 or 64 BC - AD 24)/Geographica
On the Nature of Things (De rerum natura)
Parallel Lives/Moralia (Morals) - imitated by Montaigne
Annals/Histories/Germania Agricola
History of the Pelopponesian War (includes Melian dialogue & Pericles' Funeral Oration for Athenian dead)
History of Rome (Ab Urbe Condita - From the Founding of the City) - 142 Volumes!
Hellenica (history of Pelop. War)/Anabasis (used by Alex the Great in Persian conquest)/Cyropaedia (education of Cyrus)/On Horsemanship/Oeconomicus (Socr. dialogue-managing house)
The Lives of the Twelve Caesars (De Vita Caesarum)/Famous Men (about Horace, Lucan, Terence,...)

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