Granius Licinianus


Granius Licinianus

Granius Licinianus was a Roman annalist, believed to have lived in the age of the Antonines (2nd century AD).

He was the author of a brief summary of Roman history based on the work of Livy, which he utilized as a means of displaying his antiquarian learning. Accounts of omens, portents, prodigies and other remarkable events apparently took up a considerable portion of the work. Some fragments of the books relating to the years 163-78 BC are preserved in a British Library palimpsest manuscript.

Editions

*K.A. Pertz (1857)
*Seven Bonn students (1858)
*M. Flemisch (1904)
*See also JN Madvig, "Kleine philologische Schriften" (1875)
*N. Criniti (1981)

Commentary

*B. Scardigli, with A. R. Berardi (1983)

References

*1911

External links

* [http://www.attalus.org/translate/granius.html Translation] of Granius Licinianus's "History" at [http://www.attalus.org/ Attalus.org]
* [http://www.tertullian.org/rpearse/manuscripts/granius_licinianus.htm About the manuscript] at [http://www.tertullian.org/rpearse/manuscripts Tertullian.org]


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