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Ancient authors on the issue of the Varus Battle


Lucius (or Publius) Annaeus Florus composed an epitome of Roman history in the early 2nd century AD. He availed himself of historical works written by [older/elder] historians. His principle source supposedly was Livius.

»Epitome de Tito Livio ...« – »Epitome of the Histories of Titus Livy ...« is the name of his work in which he describes the epochs of Rome’s history corresponding to the phases of a human life. His merit lies more in his elaborate rhetorical style than in historical accuracy.