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purnius Piso (consul in 133) produced the last example, was superseded by
more voluminous histories extending into twenty or more volumes. A certain Cn.
Gellius, whose work has been mercifully The later obliterated, eked out his
A good example of this kind of monograph had been fur- Asinius nished by
Asinius Pollicv, who used the leisure of his later life to produce Pollio'* an
authoritative account of the Civil Wars from 60-42 B.C. — a work ^"^y^/ whose
loss we have ...
10 The pomp and mystery of the later Roman court was derived from the Oriental
rather than the Hellenistic monarchies (though Constantine's diadem was of
Hellenistic origin). — On the gradual elaboration of palace ceremonial see A.
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