Ancient history term 2 historians

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Suetonius. Roman Biographer. Born 69AD. Wrote during the early Imperial period.
Wrote "The lives of Caesars" which documented the rise and fall of the first 12 Rulers of Rome post republic. Wrote under Hadrian.
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Strabo. Born 64 BC. was a Greek geographer, philosopher, and historian who lived in Asia Minor during the transitional period of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire.
Strabo is most notable for his work Geographica ("Geography"), which presented a descriptive history of people and places from different regions of the world known to his era.[6]
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Velleius Paterculus. Roman Historian. Wrote during the very early Imperial/late republican period
Wrote "His History" covering the end of the Trojan war till the death of Augustus. Used a rhetorical style.
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Augustus. Born 63 BC
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Tacitus. Roman senator and historian. born in 56 AD.
wrote the Annals and the Histories—examine the reigns of emperors from Tiberius (death of Augustus) till the year of the 4 emperors
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Cassius Dio. Roman statesmen of Greek origin. Born 155 AD.
Wrote a history beginning from the mythology of the early Roman kingdom up until the Imperial period
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Josephus. Romano-Jewish historian from Jerusalem. Born 37 CE/AD
His first work in Rome was an account of the Jewish War, addressed to certain "upper barbarians"—usually thought to be the Jewish community in Mesopotamia—in his "paternal tongue called the "Jewish War"
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Pliny the Younger. Born 61 AD. Lawyer/author/magistrate within the Roman Empire
Wrote many historical letters, some to reigning emperors, some to historians
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Seneca the younger. Born 4bc early imperial period. Roman stoic philosopher.
Wrote philosophical words. plays. and letters
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Strabo is most notable for his work Geographica ("Geography"), which presented a descriptive history of people and places from different regions of the world known to his era.[6]

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Strabo. Born 64 BC. was a Greek geographer, philosopher, and historian who lived in Asia Minor during the transitional period of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire.

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Wrote "His History" covering the end of the Trojan war till the death of Augustus. Used a rhetorical style.

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wrote the Annals and the Histories—examine the reigns of emperors from Tiberius (death of Augustus) till the year of the 4 emperors

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