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Dio’s Roman History

Book LIII

Τάδε ἔνεστιν ἐν τῷ πεντηκοστῷ τρίτῳ τῶν Δίωνος Ῥωμαϊκῶν

  • α. Ὡς ὁ τοῦ Ἀπόλλωνος ναὸς ἐν τῷ Παλατίῳ καθιερώθη.
  • β. Ὡς Καῖσαρ ἐδημηγόρησεν ἐν τῇ γερουσίᾳ ὡς τῆς μοναρχίας ἀφιστάμενος καὶ μετὰ τοῦτο τὰ ἔθνη πρὸς αὐτὴν ἐνείματο.
  • γ. Περὶ τῆς καταστάσεως τῶν ἀρχόντων τῶν ἐς τὰ ἔθνη πεμπομένων.
  • δ. Ὡς Καῖσαρ Αὔγουστος ἐπεκλήθη.
  • ε. Περὶ τῶν ὀνομάτων ὧν οἱ αὐτοκράτορες λαμβάνουσιν.
  • ζ. Ὡς τὰ σέπτα καθιερώθη.
  • η. Ὡς Καῖσαρ Ἄστυρσι καὶ Καντάβροις ἐπολέμησεν.
  • θ. Ὡς Γαλατία ὑπὸ Ῥωμαίων ἄρχεσθαι ἤρξατο.
  • ι. Ὡς ἡ στοὰ ἡ τοῦ Ποσειδῶνος καὶ τὸ βαλανεῖον τοῦ Ἀγρίππου καθιερώθη.
  • κ. Ὡς τὸ Πάνθειον καθιερώθη.
  • λ. Ὡς Αὔγουστος ἀφείθη τῆς ἀνάγκης τοῦ τοῖς νόμοις πείθεσθαι.
  • μ. Ὡς ἐπ᾿ Ἀραβίαν τὴν εὐδαίμονα στρατεία ἐγένετο.

Χρόνου πλῆθος ἔτη ἕξ, ἐν οἷς ἄρχοντες οἱ ἀριθμούμενοι οἵδε ἐγένοντο

  • Καῖσαρ τὸ ϛ΄ ὕπ.
  • Μ. Οὐιψάνιος Λ. υἱ. Ἀγρίππας τὸ β΄1
  • Καῖσαρ τὸ ζ΄ ὕπ.
  • Μ. Οὐιψάνιος Λ. υἱ. Ἀγρίππας τὸ γ΄
  • Καῖσαρ Αὔγουστος τὸ η΄ ὕπ.
  • Τ. Στατίλιος Τ. υἱ.2 Ταῦρος τὸ β΄
  • Αὔγουστος τὸ θ΄ ὕπ.
  • Μ. Ἰούνιος Μ. υἱ. Σιλανός
  • Αὔγουστος τὸ ι΄3 ὕπ.4
  • Γ. Νωρβανὸς Γ. υἱ. Γ. ἔγγ. Φλάκκος
  • Αὔγουστος τὸ ια΄ ὕπ.4
  • Γν. Καλπούρνιος5 Γν. υἱ. Γν. ἔγγ. Πίσων6

Τότε μὲν ταῦτ᾿ ἐγένετο, τῷ δὲ ἑξῆς ἔτει ἕκτον ὁ Καῖσαρ ἦρξε, καὶ τά τε ἄλλα κατὰ τὸ νομιζόμενον

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Book LIII

Book LIII

The following is contained in the Fifty-third of Dio’s Rome:—

How the temple of Apollo on the Palatine was dedicated (chap. 1).

How Caesar delivered a speech in the senate, as if he were retiring from the sole rulership, and afterwards assigned to that body its provinces (chaps. 2–12).

About the appointment of the governors sent to the provinces (chaps. 13–15).

How Caesar was given the title of Augustus (chap. 16).

About the names which the emperors receive (chaps. 17, 18).

How the Saepta were dedicated (chap. 23).

How Caesar fought against the Astures and Cantabri (chap. 25).

How Galatia began to be governed by Romans (chap. 26).

How the Basilica of Neptune and he Baths of Agrippa were dedicated (chap. 27).

How the Pantheon was dedicated (chap. 27).

How Augustus was freed from the obligation of obeying the laws (chap. 28).

How an expedition was made against Arabia Felix (chap. 29).

Duration of time, six years, in which there were the magistrates (consuls) here enumerated :—

b.c.

28 Caesar (VI), M. Vipsanius L. F. Agrippa (II).

27 Caesar (VII), M. Vipsanius L. F. Agrippa (III).

26 Caesar Augustus (VIII), T. Statilius T. F. Taurus (II).

25 Augustus (IX), M. Junius M. F. Silanus.

24 Augustus (X), C. Norbanus C. F. C. N. Flaccus.

23 Augustus (XI), Cn. Calpurnius Cn. F. Cn. N. Piso.

These were the occurrences at that time. The b.c. 28 following year Caesar held office for the sixth time and conformed in all other respects to the usages

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.dio_cassius-roman_history.1914