Dio Cassius, Roman History

LCL 37: 500-501

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Dio’s Roman History

Fragments Of Uncertain Reference

Δίων ἐν Ῥωμαϊκῇ ἱστορίᾳ1 “ὀλίγα μὲν γὰρ καὶ τὰ κουφότατα τῶν πλοίων πρὸς τῇ γῇ ὥρμει· τὰ δὲ δὴ πλείω καὶ μείζω μετέωρα διὰ τὰ τενάγη ἀπεσάλευεν.”—Etym. Magn., Photius and Suidas s.v. ἐσάλευε, Suidass.v. τενάγη, Apostol.

Tzetzes in Lycophr. Alex. 44.2

Αὐσονία δὲ κυρίως, ὡς Δίων γράφει ὁ Κοκκειανός, ἡ τῶν Αὐρούγκων γῆ μόνη λέγεται, μέσον Καμπανῶν καὶ Οὐολκῶν παρὰ θάλασσαν κειμένη, συχνοὶ δὲ μέχρι τοῦ Λατίου Αὐσονίαν εἶναι ἐνόμισαν, ὥστε καὶ πᾶσαν τὴν Ἰταλίαν ἀπ᾿ αὐτῆς . . .

Tzetzes in Lycophr. Alex. 615.2

Αὔσονες γὰρ κυρίως, ὥσπερ καὶ περὶ τὰς ἀρχὰς εἶπον, οἱ Αὐροῦγκοι λέγονται μέσον Καμπανῶν καὶ Οὐόλκων κείμενοι· οἱ δὲ μέχρι Λατίου Αὐσονίαν ἐνόμισαν εἶναι, ὥστε ἐκ τούτου τινὲς καὶ πᾶσαν τὴν Ἰταλίαν φασίν.


Uncertain Fragments

Fragments Of Uncertain Reference

Dio, Roman History. “A few of the lightest boats were moored inshore; but most of them, being larger, rode at anchor in the open sea because of the shoals.”

Tzetzes in Lycophr. Alex. 44.

The name Ausonia, according to Dio Cocceianus, is properly applied only to the land of the Aurunci, situated on the coast between the Campanians and Volsci. Yet many have supposed that Ausonia extended up to Latium, so that from it all Italy [was called Ausonia].

Tzetzes in Lycophr. Alex. 615.

The name Ausonians, as I wrote near the beginning, is properly applied to the Aurunci situated between the Campanians and Volsci. Yet some have supposed that Ausonia extended up to Latium, so that from this circumstance some say that [it was] the whole of Italy.

DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.dio_cassius-roman_history.1914