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Diodorus of Sicily

Diodorus Siculus

Diodorus of Sicily

by Diodorus Siculus

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated by C.H.Oldfather. Vol 3, Books iv(continued) 59-viii.
The Physical Object
Pagination434p. ;
Number of Pages434
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15494814M

Diodorus of Sicily Alexander on the Alexander sarcophagus. The oldest surviving Greek source on the conquests of Alexander is book seventeen of the Library of World History by the Sicilian author Diodorus, who was active between 65/60 and 35/30 BCE and worked in both Alexandria and Rome.. Diodorus' Library consisted of forty books, of which and survive. Bibliotheca historica (Ancient Greek: Βιβλιοθήκη ἱστορική, "Historical Library") is a work of universal history by Diodorus consisted of forty books, which were divided into three sections. The first six books are geographical in theme, and describe the history and culture of Egypt (book I), of Mesopotamia, India, Scythia, and Arabia (II), of North Africa (III.

Diodorus' Library of History, written in the first century BCE, is the most extensively preserved history by an ancient Greek author. The work is in three parts: mythical history to the Trojan War; Read more. Diodorus of Sicily's The Library, Books , constitute a unique and vital resource for the careers of Philip II of Macedon and Alexander the Great, and for the Early Hellenistic Period, the .

Diodorus Siculus (; Greek: Διόδωρος Σικελιώτης Diodoros Sikeliotes) or Diodorus of Sicily was a Greek is known for writing the monumental universal history Bibliotheca historica, much of which survives, between 60 and 30 is arranged in three parts. The first covers mythic history up to the destruction of Troy, arranged geographically, describing regions. Diodorus of Sicily. Vol. II. Books II (continued) 35 - IV, With an English Translation By C. H. Oldfather by Diodorus Siculus. Oldfather, C. H., Tr. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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There is currently (Sep 17), that I know of, no complete English text of Diodorus online at a single site anywhere. Books 33‑40 of the Loeb edition cannot be put online since they remain under copyright, Missing: Diodorus of Sicily. Diodorus Siculus (Greek: Διόδωρος Σικελιώτης [Diodoros Sikeliotes]) was a Greek historian, who wrote works of history between 60 and 30 BC.

He is known for the monumental universal history Bibliotheca Historica. According to Diodorus' own work, he was born at Agyrium in Sicily (now called Agira).5/5(1). Diodorus' Library of History takes up twelve volumes in the Loeb series. Diodorus was a Sicilian who wrote a universal history sometime in the first century BC.

His work covers both Roman and Greek history and is useful for providing a general Mediterranean view of classical history/5(8). DIODORUS SICULUS was a Greek historian who Diodorus of Sicily book in Sicily in the C1st B.C.

He wrote a history of the world in 40 books which included large sections devoted to myth, legend and the unusual customs of foreign tribes.

Diodorus Siculus. Library of History (Books III - VIII). Translated by Oldfather, C. Loeb Classical Library Volumes and The Greek historian Diodorus of Sicily is one of our most valuable sources from ancient times. His history, in forty volumes, was intended to range from mythological times to 60 BCE, and fifteen of The Library's forty books survive.

This new translation by Robin Waterfield of books covers a vital period in European history. Diodorus Siculus (Greek: Διόδωρος Σικελιώτης [Diodoros Sikeliotes]) was a Greek historian, who wrote works of history between 60 and 30 BC.

He is known for the monumental universal history Bibliotheca ing to Diodorus' own work, he was born at Agyrium in Sicily (now called Agira).4/5.

—How Themistocles outgeneralled Xerxes and the Greeks conquered the barbarians in the naval battle of Salamis (chaps. —How Xerxes, leaving Mardonius behind as commander, withdrew with a portion of his army to Asia (chap.

19). —How the Carthaginians with great armaments made war upon Sicily. Diodorus Siculus, Greek historian of Agyrium in Sicily, ca. 80–20 BCE, wrote forty books of world history, called Library of History, in three parts: mythical history of peoples, non-Greek and Greek, to the Trojan War; history to Alexander's death ( BCE); history to 54 BCE.

Diodorus Siculus, Library ("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") All Search Options [view abbreviations] Fragments of Book 9 Fragments of Book 10 Fragments of Uncertain Provenience Book XI Book XII Book XIII Book XIV Book XV Book XVI Book XVII chapter: chapter 1 chapter 2 chapter 3 chapter 4.

i.e. Mount Eryx, at the north-west corner of Sicily, now Mt. San Giuliano. The chequered career of Dorieus, of the royal line of Sparta and so a Heraclid, is given in some detail in Herodotus 5.

No account of this is in the extant portions of Diodorus. Diodoros of Sicily (Diodorus Siculus), Library of History (Loeb Classical Library LCL in 10 volumes), with Greek and English translation by C.H. Oldfather. Skip to main content This banner text can have markup. Diodorus Siculus, Books 34 & 35 (fragments covering the period - B.C.) See table of contents for some information about how this translation has been produced, and key to translations for an explanation of the format.

Diodorus Siculus, (flourished 1st century bc, Agyrium, Sicily), Greek historian, the author of a universal history, Bibliothēkē (“Library”; known in Latin as Bibliotheca historica), that ranged from the age of mythology to 60 bc.

Diodorus Siculus (/ˌdaɪəˈdɔːrəs ˈsɪkjʊləs/; Koinē Greek: διόδωρος σικελιώτης Diodoros Sikeliotes) (fl. 1st century BCE) or Diodorus of Sicily was an ancient Greek historian.

He is known for writing the monumental universal history Bibliotheca historica, much of which survives, between 60 and 30 BCE. It is arranged in three : c. 90 BC, Agira, Sicily.

Loeb: Diodorus of Sicily, Vol. II: Books II (Continued) IV, 58 by Sicily, Diodorus of; C. Oldfather, Trans. by and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Diodorus of Sicily by Diodorus Siculus; 21 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Ancient History, Greek language materials.

Diodorus of Sicily. Diodorus Siculus /ˌdaɪəˈdɔːrəs ˈsɪkjʊləs/ (Ancient Greek: διόδωρος σικελιώτης Diodoros Sikeliotes) was a Greek historian, who wrote works of history between 60 and 30 BC.

He is known for the monumental universal history Bibliotheca historica. According to Diodorus' own work, he was born at Agyrium in Sicily. The digital Loeb Classical Library extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature.

Read more about the site’s features» Diodorus Siculus, Greek historian of Agyrium in Sicily, ca. 80–20 BCE, wrote forty books of world history, called Library of History, in. Diodorus Siculus, Greek historian of Agyrium in Sicily, ca.

80–20 BCE, wrote forty books of world history, called Library of History, in three parts: mythical history of peoples, non-Greek and Greek, to the Trojan War; history to Alexander's death ( BCE); history to 54 this we have complete Books I–V (Egyptians, Assyrians, Ethiopians, Greeks) and Books XI–XX (Greek history Bibliotheca historica - The historical library of Diodorus the Sicilian in fifteen books: the first five contain the antiquities of Egypt, Asia, Africa, Greece, the islands, and Europe: the last ten an historical account of the affairs of the Persians, Grecians, Macedonians and other parts of the world: to which are added the fragments of Diodorus that are found in the Bibliotheca of.

The Historical Library of Diodorus the Sicilian: In Fifteen Books. To which are Added the Fragments of Diodorus, and Those Published by H. Valesius, I. Rhodomannus, and F. Ursinus, Volume 1 Volume 1 of The Historical Library of Diodorus the Sicilian, in Fifteen Books, Diodorus (Siculus.).Diodorus of Sicily, Volume 11 Diodorus of Sicily, Charles Henry Oldfather Volume 11 of Diodorus of Sicily: In Twelve Volumes, Charles Bradford Welles Loeb classical library The Loeb classical library [Greek authors] ;,/5(4).Author: Diodorus, Siculus.; Charles Henry Oldfather; Charles Lawton Sherman; Russel M Geer; Francis R Walton; All authors Publisher: Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard.