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Velleius Paterculus, who lived within the reigns of Augustus and Tiberius (30 BCE–37 CE), served as an army tribune in Thrace, Macedonia, Greece and Asia Minor, and later, from four CE to twelve or thirteen, as a cavalry officer and legatus in Germany and Pannonia. He was once quaestor in 7 CE, praetor in 15. He wrote in books 'Roman Histories', a precis of Roman historical past from the autumn of Troy to 29 CE. As he approached his personal instances he turns into a lot fuller in his therapy, specially among the demise of Caesar in forty four BCE and that of Augustus in 14 CE. His paintings has valuable concise essays on Roman colonies and provinces and a few powerful compressed portrayals of characters.

Res Gestae Divi Augusti. In his 76th 12 months (13 CE–14) the emperor Augustus wrote a dignified account of his public existence and paintings of which the simplest preserved replica (with a Greek translation) used to be engraved by means of the Galatians at the partitions of the temple of Augustus at Ancyra (Ankara). it's a designated record giving brief info of his public places of work and honours; his benefactions to the empire, to the folks, and to the warriors; and his prone as a soldier and as an administrator.

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