Amiano Marcelino (en llatín: Ammianus Marcellinus) foi’l principal historiador romanu que vivió y rellató el procesu de decadencia y descomposición del Imperiu. View the profiles of people named Amiano Marcelino. Join Facebook to connect with Amiano Marcelino and others you may know. Facebook gives people the. Amiano Marcelino is the author of Historia del Imperio Romano ( avg rating, 6 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Historia del Imperio Romano desde.

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Clarendon Marfelino,pp. Silvanus had been forced by the allegedly false accusations of his enemies into proclaiming himself emperor in Gaul. En este libro se recogen los 18 libros que nos han llegado de los 31 que Amiano escribio, suficientes como para hacerse una idea de los problemas que minaban los fundamentos del Imperio.

Amiano es un testigo de amkano, ya que vivio en primera persona los hechos que relata, y su estilo crudo y detallista nos deja una descripcion apasionante de las luchas por el poder, del avance del cristianismo y del intento de los Emperadores por detener a los marcelnio que amenazaban las fronteras del Imperio. August 5, Sold by: His work, known as the Res Gestaechronicled in Latin the history of Rome from the accession of the Emperor Nerva in 96 to the death of Valens at the Battle of Adrianople inalthough only the sections covering the period — survive.

Aside from the loss of the first thirteen books, the remaining eighteen are in amano places corrupt and lacunose.

Ammianus Marcellinus

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. He was residing in Antioch in when a certain Theodorus was thought to have been identified the successor to the emperor Valens by divination. Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Month January February March April May June July August September October November December Year Barnes argues that the original was actually thirty-six books, which if correct would mean that eighteen books have been lost [ citation needed ].


Update your profile Let us wish you a happy birthday! Retrieved 22 August Please try again later. Ammianus Marcellinus born c. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The only independent textual source for Ammianus lies in Fragmenta Marbugensia Manother ninth-century Frankish codex which was taken apart to provide covers for account-books during the fifteenth century.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Read more Read less. He returned with Ursicinus to Italy when Ursicinus was recalled by Constantius to begin an expedition against Claudius Silvanus. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser.

According to Kimberly Kaganhis accounts of battles emphasize the experience of the soldiers but at the cost of ignoring the bigger picture. What happens when I have an item in my cart but it is less than the eligibility threshold? AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Please double check your mobile number and click on “Send Verification Code”. Edward Gibbon judged Ammianus “an accurate and faithful guide, who composed the history of his own times without indulging the prejudices and passions which usually affect the mind of a contemporary.

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Amiano Marcelino

Showing of 1 reviews. This page was last edited on 7 Decemberat Although criticised as lacking literary merit by his early biographers, he was in fact quite skilled in rhetoric, which significantly has brought the veracity of some of the Res Gestae into question.


In his description of the empire—the exhaustion produced by excessive taxation, the financial ruin of the middle classes, the progressive decline in the morale of the army—we find the explanation of its fall before the Goths twenty years after his death.

As a result, it is difficult for the reader to understand why the battles he describes had the outcome they did.

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Reynolds summarizes, “M is thus a fragment of the archetype; symptoms of an insular pre-archetype are evident. Rolfe’s bibliographical note to his Loeb Amiank Library translation, p. He accompanied Julian, for whom he expresses enthusiastic admiration, in his campaigns against the Alamanni and the Sassanids.

He professes to have been “a former soldier and a Greek ” miles quondam et graecus[8] and his enrollment among the elite protectores domestici household guards shows that he was of middle class or higher birth.

It is lauded as a clear, comprehensive, and generally impartial account of events by a contemporary; [9] like many ancient historians, however, Ammianus was in fact not impartial, although he expresses an intention to be so, and had strong moral and religious prejudices. When Ursicinus was dismissed from his military post by Constantius, Ammianus too seems to have retired from the military; however, reevaluation of his participation in Julian’s Persian campaigns has led modern scholarship to suggest that he continued his service but did not for some reason include the period in his history.