Book digitized by google from the library of university of michigan and uploaded to the internet archive or secret history of the works of procopius. Procopius, who also wrote a mainstream military history and a toadying description of the monuments which justinian built, had to keep his most acute writing for posthumous publication this. Written by procopius, narrated by james cameron stewart download the app and start listening to the secret history today - free with a 30 day trial keep your. To 'the secret history' by procopius the secret history is a remarkable work, informative and interesting, vivid and original, but presenting us with most unusual. The secret history - ebook written by procopius read this book using google play books app on your pc, android, ios devices download for offline reading, highlight.
Procopius: secret history, extracts procopius [c490/510-c560s] is the most important source for information about the reign of the emperor justinian he wrote a number of official. Procopius: secret history, translated by ga williamson, (new york: penguin, 1966) - this is the most easily available print version secondary literature: procopius. The secret history of procopius newly translated from the greek with an introduction by richard atwater 1927. Embed (for wordpresscom hosted blogs and archiveorg item tags. As procopius: buildings, history of the wars, and secret history, 7 vols, cambridge, mass, 1914-40 “procopius’ secret history: rethinking the date.
The secret history of procopius is so important to our subject here that i am going to reproduce it in its entirety over the next couple of chapters. Start studying facts about procopius learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools search create the secret history. History of the wars by the byzantine historian procopius (late fifth century to after 558 ce) consists largely of sixth century ce military history, with much. The paperback of the the secret history by procopius at barnes & noble free shipping on $25 or more.
The loeb classical library edition of procopius is in seven volumes table of contents title page i procopius the anecdota or secret history. Byzantine historian procopius of caesarea procopius of caesarea: the secret history contents by the historian how the great general belisarius was hoodwinked by his wife.
Abebookscom: the secret history (penguin classics) (9780140455281) by procopius and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at. Procopius of caesarea, who accompanied the roman general belisarius in the wars of the emperor justinian, became the principal historian of the 6th century. Procopius indicated (secret history 2618) that he planned to write an ecclesiastical history himself and, if he had, he would probably have followed the rules of.
He is also famous for his secret history which portrays the characters of the age in a vastly different and negative light the secret history of procopius. Buy the secret history (penguin classics) new ed / by procopius, p sarris, g a williamson (isbn: 9780140455281) from amazon's book store everyday low prices and.
The secret history of procopius is a strange companion for the histories and the buildings by the same author the story of the three wars — against the. Anch305: byzantine history ad 330-1056 to what degree does procopius’ secret history give a realistic account of justinian and theodora and their reign procopius. Procopius, author of the secret history, on librarything. By procopius translated by g a williamson the folio society, london, 1990 the secret history considering the age, this book is in very good condition, with no. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.
Secret history of procopius has 23 ratings and 3 reviews james said: hilarious character assassination from the ancient world procopius would be right. 1 how the great general belisarius was hoodwinked by his wife the father of belisarius's wife, a lady whom i have mentioned in my former books, was (and so was her. Click to read more about the secret history by procopius librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. The secret history claims to provide explanations and additions that the author could not insert into his work on the wars for fear of retribution from justinian and theodora since both. The secret history is a dirt dishing account of the reign of justinian the validity of argument was for me undercut by its hyperbole, it's rather like reading the li.