The Scriptores Historiae Augustae, or Historia Augusta, is a suite of biographies of Roman emperors, heirs, and claimants from Hadrian to Numerianus (117– 284 CE). The paintings, that's modeled on Suetonius, purports to be written by means of six diversified authors and rates records and public files largely. considering the fact that we own no non-stop account of the emperors of the second one and 3rd centuries, the Historia Augusta has evidently attracted prepared consciousness. within the final century it has additionally generated the gravest suspicions. current opinion holds that the total is the paintings of a unmarried writer (who lived throughout Theodosius) and includes a lot that's plagiarism or even downright forgery.
The Loeb Classical Library variation of the Historia Augusta is in 3 volumes.
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