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Marcus Junianus Justinus
Epitome of the Philippic History of Pompeius Trogus.
translated, with notes, by the Rev. John Selby Watson.
London: Henry G. Bohn, York Street, Convent Garden (1853).

[ INTRODUCTION ]

Table of contents
TEXT
 
TRANSLATION
Praefatio
 
Preface
I
The Assyrians and the Persians down to Darius
1
II
Account of the Scythians and their actions
2
III
Death of Xerxes and the Peloponnesian war
3
IV
Sicily
4
V
Alcibiades, Lysander, and the expedition of Cyrus
5
VI
The wars in Greece from 399 to 362 BCE
6
VII
History of Macedonia to the beginning of Philip's reign
7
VIII
Philip's machinations to strengthen his power
8
IX
Thebes and Athens defeated and the assassination of Philip
9
X
The sons of Artaxerxes and the end of the Persian monarchy
10
XI
Alexander's reign to the death of Darius
11
XII
Alexander's final years
12
XIII
The division of the empire
13
XIV
The successors (318-316 BCE)
14
XV
The successors (316-297 BCE)
15
XVI
Second generation of successors (293-282 BCE)
16
XVII
Deaths of Lysimachus and Seleucus. Rise of Pyrrhus of Epirus (284-281 a.C.)
17
XVIII
Pyrrhus invades Italy. Beginning of the history of Carthage
18
XIX
History of Carthage
19
XX
Dionysius of Syracuse
20
XXI
Dionysius the Younger
21
XXII
Agathocles
22
XXIII
Agathocles. Pyrrhus. Hiero II
23
XXIV
Ptolemy Ceraunos and Antigonus Gonatas
24
XXV
Antigonus and Pyrrhus
25
XXVI
Antigonus Gonatas. Demetrius the Fair
26
XXVII
Wars of Seleucus II
27
XXVIII
Demetrius II. Antigonus Doson
28
XIX
Philip V of Macedon
29
XXX
Ptolemy IV Philopator, Philip V and the Romans
30
XXXI
Wars of the Romans against Nabis and Antiochus III. Hannibal flees Carthage
31
XXXII
The years 183-175 BCE
32
XXXIII
War of the Romans with Perseus
33
XXXIV
Destruction of Corinth. Roman preeminence in the eastern Mediterranean
34
XXXV
Demetrius Soter dethroned and avenged by his son Demetrius Nicator
35
XXXVI
Rise and fall of Trypho. The Jews. Attalus III bequeaths Pergamum to Rome
36
XXXVII
Mithridates Eupator
37
XXXVIII
Mithridates Eupator. Ptolemy VIII Physcon. Demetrius II Nicator. Antiochus Sidetes
38
XXXIX
Demetrius dethroned. Death of Ptolemy Physcon. Desolation of Egypt and Syria
39
XL
Tigranes of Armenia
40
XLI
The Parthians down to Mithridates I
41
XLII
Early history of Armenia. Continuation of the history of Parthia
42
XLIII
Origins of Rome and Marseilles
43
XLIV
The Iberian peninsula
44
[ BIBLIOGRAPHY ]


The English translation of Justin's Epitome was entered by David Camden (2003) from Watson's 1853 edition. This text is in the public domain and may be copied and distributed for private and educational use, provided this original notice is kept intact. Any commercial use of this text, including print-publication and inclusion in subscription-based archives, is prohibited.

The Latin text and French translation, along with the secondary material written in French, are copyright Marie-Pierre Arnaud-Lindet 2003, and are NOT in the public domain.

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