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Procopius.

Procopius

Procopius.

by Procopius

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesLoeb classical library
ContributionsDewing, Henry Bronson.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17274585M
ISBN 100434991732

Procopius: The Secret History (Penguin Classics) by Procopius and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at virtuosobs.com The Secret History was a book written about the behind the scenes life of Emperor Justinian and his wife Empress Theodora. Procopius also documents the exploits of top general Belisarus and his quest to rebuild the Roman Empire (on a shoe string budget of course).5/5(5).

Feb 14,  · Procopius, with an English translation by H.B. Dewing Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED. EMBED (for virtuosobs.com hosted blogs and virtuosobs.com item tags) Want more? Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! favorite. share. flag Pages: ‎Procopius is a Book of History. This book describes that I think this is as good a time as any to describe the personal appearance of the man. Now in physique he was neither tall nor short, but of average height; not thin, but moderately plump; his face was round, and not bad looking, for he had goo.

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Procopius, Byzantine historian whose works are an indispensable source for his period and contain much geographical information. His writings fall into three divisions: Wars (8 books), Buildings (6 books), and Secret History.

Learn more about Procopius’s life and work. Jul 10,  · If you want to read a rarer book or read one in the original language then you can't do better than the Loeb Editions. There are 7 volumes of Procopius in the Loeb series which include all his known works.

Procopius was the last great Classical historian and a personal favorite of mine/5(5). Mar 22,  · The Secret History (Penguin Classics) [Procopius, Peter Sarris, G. Williamson] on virtuosobs.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A trusted member of the Byzantine establishment, Procopius was the Empire's official chronicler, and his History of the Wars of Justinian proclaimed the strength and wisdom of the Emperor's reign.

Yet all the while the dutiful scribe was working on a very /5(43). The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Procopius. A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Procopius: History of the Wars (all pre volumes; copyright of later volumes uncertain), trans. by H. Dewing Books I and II (The Persian War): Gutenberg text.

PROCOPIUS OF CAESAREA HISTORY OF THE WARS: BOOK V THE GOTHIC WAR I. Such, then, were the fortunes of the Romans in Libya. I shall now proceed to the Gothic War, first telling all that befell the Goths and Italians before this war. Procopius [c/cs] is the most important source for information about the reign of the emperor Justinian.

He wrote a number of official histories, including the Buildings and On Procopius. book virtuosobs.com also left a "Secret History" [Anecdota] which was a massive attack on the character of Justinian and his wife virtuosobs.com are so vitriolic, not to say pornographic, that for some time. All of this is a bit sophistical of course, what Procopius obviously means here is "a ridiculous number." The artistic san-serif 'Procopius' typeface was first used.

Cameron, Averil, Procopius and the Sixth Century, (Berkeley: University of California Press, c) - probably the best place to start.

Downey, Granville, "Paganism and Christianity in Procopius", Church History 18 () Gordon, C.D., "Procopius andas I said in the foreword to this book, it was not safe for me at that time to tell all. Procopius, from Palaestina Prima, or modern day Israel, is an important first hand source for the history of the 6th century, especially concerning the Emperor Justinian.

Procopius was an incredibly learned man, having received a classical education, possibly from the famed School of Gaza.

He /5. Feb 23,  · Book Review on Procopius, the Secret History the Secret History: Assignment Although Procopius was a first-hand witness to the events that took place in his works, this does not mean that his work is without bias.

Procopius was the official historian of Belisarius and was a staff member. This position influenced his writings. Aug 08,  · History of the Wars. From Wikisource.

History of the Wars by Procopius, translated by H. Dewing. sister projects: Wikidata item. This work may need to be standardized using Wikisource's style guidelines.

Book VI (The Gothic War pt.2) (the rest of Book VI: https. Sep 27,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Secret History is a dirt dishing account of the reign of Justinian. The validity of argument was for me undercut by its hyperbole, it's rather like reading The I'm a bit puzzled by the allegation that the same Procopius of Caesarea wrote this as wrote History of the Wars because the tone is so different/5.

Procopius of Caesarea was born in the latter years of the fifth century at Caesarea in Palestine. He originated from the land-owning provincial upper class and, like Zosimus, became a civil servant/5.

In Secret History, the Byzantine historian Procopius (late fifth century to after CE) attacks the sixth century CE emperor Justinian and empress Theodora and alleges their ruinous effect on the Roman empire. Procopius's pen is particularly sharp in portraying Theodora's lewdness.

Procopius’s History of the Wars in 8 books (here collected in five volumes) recounts the Persian Wars of emperors Justinus and Justinian down to (2 books); the Vandalic War and after-events in Africa – (2 books); the Gothic War against the Ostrogoths in Sicily and Italy – (3 books); and a sketch of events to (1 book.

Procopius of Caesarea (c. ) was a prominent Eastern Roman scholar of the family Procopius. He is commonly held to be the last major ancient historian. The writings of Procopius are the primary source of information for the rule.

About The Secret History. A trusted member of the Byzantine establishment, Procopius was the Empire’s official chronicler, and his History of the Wars of Justinian proclaimed the strength and wisdom of.

Procopius, born at Caesarea in Palestine late in the 5th century, became a lawyer. In CE he was made legal adviser and secretary of Belisarius, commander against the Persians, and went with Belisarius again in against the Vandals and in against the Ostrogoths.5/5(1).

Other works by Procopius are the Anecdota or Secret History—vehement attacks on Justinian, Theodora, and others; and The Buildings of Justinian (down to CE) including roads and bridges as well as churches, forts, hospitals, and so on in various parts of the empire.

The Loeb Classical Library edition of Procopius is in seven volumes. Other articles where Secret History is discussed: Procopius: The Secret History purports to be a supplement to the Wars, containing explanations and additions that the author could not insert into the latter work for fear of Justinian and Theodora.

It is a vehement invective against these sovereigns, with attacks on Belisarius and his wife.Read "Procopius' History of the Wars, books 1 to 6" by Procopius available from Rakuten Kobo. History of three wars from the reign of Justinian, Byzantine emperor -- The /5.Procopius: History of the Wars, Secret History, and Buildings (The Great Histories) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at virtuosobs.com