Scriptores historiae Augustae

Title
  • Scriptores historiae Augustae
  • Historia Augusta [Electronic resource]
Availability

Distributed by the University of Oxford under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

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Languages

Latin

Editorial Practice

Encoding format: COCOA markup references used

LC keywords

Roman emperors -- Biography
Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-284 A.D.
Biographies -- Italy -- 1st-5th century period

Extent
  • designation: Text data
  • size: (1 file : ca. 794 KB)
Source Description

Not recorded

Notes

Mode of access: Online. OTA website

The Historia Augusta is an amusing collection of lives of the Roman emperors written in the fourth century A.D. The texts purport to be the work of six distinct historians (Aelius Spartianus, Julius Capitolinus, Volcatius Gallicanus, Aelius Lampridius, Trebellius Pollio, and Flavius Vopiscus), but were really composed by a single anonymous forger

Permanent URL

http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/0332