Festus (historian)

Festus (historian)

Festus was a late Roman historian (and proconsul of Africa) whose breviary (summary of the history of Rome, one source was the "Enmannsche Kaisergeschichte") was commissioned by the emperor Valens in preparation for war against Persia.

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* [http://www.roman-emperors.org/festus.htm Breviarum of the accomplishments of the Roman people] , translated by Thomas M. Banchich and Jennifer A. Meka (2001)

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