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Dexippus

Dexippus (Publius Herennius Dexippus)dĕksĭpˈəs, fl. 253–276, Greek historian of the Roman period. He commanded Greek troops in an unsuccessful attempt to halt a Gothic invasion in 262. His works, much admired by Photius, included a universal history, a contemporary account of wars against the Goths (preserved largely by Zosimus), and an account of the Diadochi.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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