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History of the wars, Secret history, and Buildings

Procopius

History of the wars, Secret history, and Buildings

by Procopius

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Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Byzantine Empire -- History -- Justinian I, 527-565

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNewly translated, edited, abridged, and with an introd. by Averil Cameron
    SeriesThe Great histories
    ContributionsCameron, Averil
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlii, 351 p. :
    Number of Pages351
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14527414M
    LC Control Number67028144

    The Enola Gay conflict, writes University of Wisconsin history professor Paul Boyer, was about ``the disparity between the mythic past inscribed in popular memory and the past that is the raw material of historical scholarship.'' This round of history wars, conclude the writers in this excellent collection, was won by the myth-makers. The 'Secret History' (sometimes referred to as the 'Anecdotes,' though this is a transliteration and not a translation of the Greek name 'Anekdota') was completed in , a date determinable by the writer's mention of Justinian, in the latter part of the book, as having reigned for .

      The Secret Lives of Buildings is a beautifully wrought book: a kind of illuminated manuscript with words taking the place of pictures of which, . Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. search Search the Wayback Machine. Featured texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection Full text of "Procopius, with an English translation by H.B. Dewing".

      History of the Wars, Books III and IV The Vandalic War Language: English: LoC Class: PA: Language and Literatures: Classical Languages and Literature: Subject: Iran -- History -- To Subject: Vandals Subject: Goths -- Italy Subject: Byzantine Empire -- History -- Justinian I, Subject: Justinian I, Emperor of the East, ? 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.5/5(1).


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History of the wars, Secret history, and Buildings by Procopius Download PDF EPUB FB2

Procopius book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Vivid accounts of the Gothic and Persian wars by the leading Byzantine historian/5.

Procopius's History of the Wars in 8 books 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).

The whole consists largely of military /5(5). Procopius of Caesarea was a prominent Byzantine scholar from Palestine. Accompanying the general Belisarius in the wars of the Emperor Justinian I, he became the principal historian of History of the wars 6th century, writing the Wars of Justinian, the Buildings of Justinian and the celebrated Secret History/5(6).

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online Secret history Procopius. History of the wars, Secret history, and Buildings. New York: Twayne Publishers, []. History of the Wars by the Byzantine historian Procopius (late fifth century to after CE) consists largely of sixth century CE military history, with much information about peoples, places, and special events.

Powerful description complements careful narration. Procopius is just to the empire's enemies and boldly criticises emperor Justinian.

Get this from a library. History of the wars, Secret history, and Buildings. [Procopius.; Averil Cameron]. History of the Wars, Volume 5. Books Gothic War book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Procopius, born at Caesarea /5. Procopius of Caesarea (Greek: Προκόπιος ο Καισαρεύς, c. – c. ) was a prominent Eastern Roman scholar.

He took part in the wars of the Emperor Justinian I, and was the major historian of the 6th century AD, writing the Wars of Justinian, the Buildings of Justinian and the celebrated Secret is commonly held to be the last major historian of the ancient world.

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.

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. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. search Search the Wayback Machine. Featured texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection Full text of "Procopius History of the Wars.

Accompanying the general Belisarius in the wars of the Emperor Justinian I, he became the principal historian of the 6th century, writing the Wars of Justinian, the Buildings of Justinian and the celebrated Secret History. He is commonly held to be the last major historian of the ancient world."/5.

Vol 3 of the Haury-Wirth version contains the Secret History; Procopius: The Anecdota of Secret History, translated by H.B. Dewing, (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, ), Vol VI of the seven volume Loeb translation, which includes the Buildings and the Wars in parallel Greek and English texts.

Greek text based on Haury. 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. The editio princeps of Procopius was published by David Hoeschel, Augsburg, ; the Secret History was not included, and only summaries of the six books of the work On the Buildings were given.

The edition is not important except as being the first. The Secret History was printed for the first time separately with a Latin translation by Alemannus, Lyon, Procopius: History of the Wars, Secret History, and Buildings (The Great Histories) Cameron, Averil (ed.) Published by Washington Square Press, New York, NY ().

Check out the book "The Secret History of Star Wars" by Michael Kaminaski. At just over pages it is the most comprehensive book on Star Wars movie lore that I have ever had the pleasure of reading. It was first published in and it covers all six movies, detailing the many incarnations of the movie scripts and stories starting with /5(77).

Procopius of Caesarea is regarded as one of the last major historians of the ancient world. He is best known as the chronicler of Byzantine emperor Justinian’s attempts to restore the empire to its former glory. Procopius’ History of the Wars, written in eight books, is an eye-witness account of the military campaigns and the primary source of history on the reign of Emperor Justinian (AD.

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. Cameron, Averil, Procopius: History of the Wars, Secret History, and Works of Procopius: The Secret History and the Wars of Justinian.

Works of Procopius could just as easily have been reproduced in a simple PDF format. procopius history of the wars book 4 History of the Wars by Procopius, translated by H.

s, the Wars, Buildings, and the so-called Secret History, were preserved and copied throughout the subsequent centuries, especially at Constan-tinople.7 Writing in the % s at Antioch, the church historian Evagrius used Procopius’ Wars extensively and highly praised his work.8 Later, when engaged on his complex chronicle (c.

$File Size: KB. Author of Secret history, Procopius, History of the Wars, History of the Wars, Books I and II, The Secret History of the Court of Justinian, Procopius, History of .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 the also left a "Secret History" [Anecdota] which was a massive attack on the character of Justinian and his wife are so vitriolic, not to say pornographic, that for some time.