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date: 29 January 2023


, historian


, historian
  • Alexander Hugh McDonald
  •  and Antony Spawforth


Herodian (2) of eastern origin, perhaps from *Antioch(1), a subordinate official in Rome early in the 3rd cent. ce and probably an imperial freedman (see PIR I, II, III2 H 160), wrote a Greek History of the Empire after Marcus in eight books from M. *Aurelius to *Gordian III (ce 180–238).


  • Greek Literature
  • Near East

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