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Appian of Alexandria

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Appian of Alexandria (c.95-c.165): one of the most underestimated of all Greek historians, author of a Roman History. in twenty-four books.

Only a few of these survive, but the remainder is known from Byzantine excerpts and fragments. The table shows what is available and contains links to Horace White's translation. Yellow means that the book survives in its entirety or to a very large extent; pink indicates a fragmentary survival.
 
  Preface
text
1
Early history of Rome
text
2
Conquest of Central Italy
text
3
Samnite wars
text
4
Wars against the Gauls
text
5
Conquest of Sicily
text
6
Wars in Hispania
text
7
War against Hannibal (Second Punic war)
text
8
Wars against Carthage
text
     with an appendix on the Numidian war
text
9
Macedonian wars
text

   with an appendix on the Illyrian wars
text
10
Wars in Greece and Asia
 lost 
11
Syrian War
text

   with an appendix on the Parthian wars
lost
12
Wars against Mithridates VI of Pontus
text
13
Civil wars 1 (Sulla)
text
14
Civil wars 2 (Julius Caesar)
text
15
Civil wars 3 (War of Mutina)
text
16
Civil wars 4 (War against Brutus and Cassius)
text
17
Civil wars 5 (War against Sextus Pompeius)
text
18
Egyptian war 1
 lost
19
Egyptian war 2
 lost
20
Egyptian war 3
 lost
21
Egyptian war 4
 lost 
22
Wars of the empire
 lost 
23
Trajan's conquest of Dacia
 lost 
24
Trajan's eastern campaigns
text


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