History

Title(s):
  • History
  • Rerum gestarum Libri XXXI (Rerum gestarum Libri XXXI, 31 books of deeds)
  • Res gestae
    (Res gestae, Deeds)
Period covered:
96-378 (preserved 353-378)
Language:
Latin
State of Preservation:
Partial
Genre:
  • Secular history (classicizing history)
  • Secular history (general)
Remarks:
Edition - Translation:
Fragments:
Bibliography:
  • T.D. Barnes (1998) Ammianus Marcellinus and the representation of historical reality. Ithaca (NY.).
  • R. Blockley (1975) Ammianus Marcellinus: A study of his historiography and political thought. Brussels.
  • D. Brodka (2009) Ammianus Marcellinus: Studien zum Geschichtsdenken im vierten Jahrhundert n. Chr. Krakow.
  • M.F.A. Brok (1959) De Perzische expeditie van keizer Julianus volgens Ammianus Marcellinus. Groningen.
  • P. De Jonge (1935-1982) Sprachlicher und historischer Kommentar zu Ammianus Marcellinus XIV-XIX (Philological and historical commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus, 1). Groningen.
  • J. den Boeft, J.W. Drijvers, D. den Hengst, H.C. Teitler (1995-2018) Philological and historical commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus XXII-XXXI. Leiden.
  • J. den Boeft, D. den Hengst, H.C. Teitler (1987-1991) Philological and historical commentary on Ammianus Marcellinus XX-XXI. Groningen.
  • J. den Boeft, J. den Boeft, J.W. Drijvers, H.C. Teitler (2007) (eds.) Ammianus after Julian: The reign of Valentinian and Valens in books 26-31 of the Res Gestae. Leiden.
  • J.W. Drijvers, D. Hunt (1999) The late Roman world and its historian: Interpreting Ammianus Marcellinus. London - New York.
  • F.W. Jenkins (2017) Ammianus Marcellinus: An annotated bibliography 1474 to the Present. Leiden.
  • G. Kelly (2008) Ammianus Marcellinus, the allusive historian. Cambridge.
  • K. Rosen (1982) Ammianus Marcellinus (Erträge der Forschung, 183). Darmstadt.
  • K. Rosen (1970) Studien zur Darstellungskunst und Glaubwürdigkeit des Ammianus Marcellinus. Bonn.
  • A.J. Ross (2016) Ammianus' Julian: Narrative and genre in the Res gestae. Oxford.
  • G. Sabbah (1978) La méthode d'Ammien Marcellin: Recherches sur la construction du discours historique dans les Res gestae. Paris.
  • R. Seager (1986) Ammianus Marcellinus: Seven studies in his language and thought. Columbia.