Classical Authors, D.

Dictys Cretensis and Dares Phrygius.

☛These two usually come together.

Dictys Cretensis de historia belli Troiani et Dares Priscus de eadem Troiana. Venice: impressa per Christoferum Mandellum, 1499. —The second author is written as “DAR-SES” (divided at the end of a line) on the title page, but correctly as “Daretis” (genitive of Dares) in the colophon.

Histoire de la guerre de Troie, attribuée à Dictys de Crète, traduite du Latin par N. L. Ahaintre, avec notes et éclaircissements; suivie de l’Histoire de la ruine de Troie, attribuée à Darès de Phrygie, traduite par Ant. Caillot. Paris: Chez Brunot-Labbe, 1813. —Latin with facing French translation. The title link above leads to a pretty good scan of both volumes bound together; below are separate scans of each volume.

Tome I.

Tome II.

Cassius Dio, or Dio Cassius.

Dio’s Rome. An historical narrative originally composed in Greek during the reigns of Septimius Severus, Geta and Caracalla, Macrinus, Elegabalus and Alexander Severus: and now presented in English form by Herbert Baldwin Foster. Troy, New York: Pafraets Book Company, 1906.

Vol. I. Gleanings from the lost books.

I. The epitome of books 1–21 arranged by Ioannes Zonaras, soldier and secretary, in the monastery of Mt. Athos, about 1130 A. D.
II. Fragments of Books 22–35.

Vol. II. Extant books 36–44 (B. C. 69–44).

Vol. III. Extant books 45–51 (B. C. 44–29).

Vol. IV. Extant books 52–60 (B. C. 29–A. D. 54).

Vol. V. Extant books 61–76 (A. D. 54–211).
Another copy.

Vol. VI.
Another copy.

I. Books 77–80 (A. D. 211–229).
II. Fragments of books 1–21 (Melber’s arrangement).
III. Glossary of Latin terms.
IV. General index.

Dio’s Roman History with an English translation by Earnest Cary, Ph.D. on the basis of the version of Herbert Baldwin Foster, Ph.D. London: William Heinemann Ltd; Cambridge (Massachusetts): Harvard University Press. (Loeb edition.)

Vol. I. Introduction; fragments of books I–XI.

Vol. II. Fragments of books XII–XXV; fragments of uncertain reference.

Vol. III. Books XXVI–XL.

Vol. IV. Books XLI–XLV.

Vol. V. Books XLVI–L.

Vol. VI. Books LI–LV.

Vol. VII. Book LVI and fragments; book LVII; book LVIII and fragments; book LIX; book LX.

Vol. VIII. Epitomes of books LXI–LXX.

Vol. IX. Epitomes of books LXXI–LXXX; general index.

Diodorus Siculus.

The Historical Library of Diodorus the Sicilian. In fifteen books. The first five, contain the Antiquities of Egypt, Asia, Africa, Greece, the Islands, and Europe. The last ten, an historical account of the affairs of the Persians, Grecians, Macedonians, and other parts of the world.

The Historical Library of Diodorus the Sicilian, in Fifteen Books. To which are added the Fragments of Diodorus. Translated by G. Booth, Esq. 1814.

Volume I.
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Volume II.
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Diogenes Laertius.

The Lives and Opinions of the Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laertius. Literally translated by C. D. Yonge, B.A. 1853.

Dionysius of Halicarnassus.

The Roman Antiquities of Dionysius of Halicarnassus. With an English translation by Earnest Cary, Ph.D. on the basis of the version of Edward Spelman. London: William Heinemann Ltd; Cambridge (Massachusetts): Harvard University Press. (Loeb edition.)

Vol. I. Introduction; Books I, II.

Vol. II. Books III, IV.

Vol. III. Books V, VI (chapters 1–48).

Vol. IV. Books VI (chapters 49–96), VII.

Vol. V. Books VIII, IX (chapters 1–24).

Vol. VI. Books IX (chapters 25–71), X.

Vol. VII. Book XI; excerpts from books XII–XX; general index.

The Roman Antiquities of Dionysius Halicarnassensis, translated into English; with notes and dissertations. By Edward Spelman, Esq. London: Printed, and sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster. 1758. —From John Adams’ library.

Vol. I. Preface; chronological table; books I–II.

Vol. II. Books III–V.

Vol. III. Books VI–VII.

Vol. IV. Books IX–XI; indexes.

Dionysus of Halicarnassus: The Three Literary Letters (Ep. ad Ammaeum I, Ep. ad Pompeium, Ep. ad Ammaeum II). The Greek text edited with English translation, facsimile, notes, glossary of rhetorical and grammatical terms, bibliography, and introductory essay on Dionysius as a literary critic. By W. Rhys Roberts, Litt.D. Cambridge, 1901.

Dionysius of Halicarnassus on Literary Composition. Being the Greek text of the De compositione verborum, edited with an intreoduction, translation, notes, glossary, and appendices by W. Rhys Roberts. London: Macmillan and Co., 1910.


Dioscorides. Basel, 1529. Beautifully printed in Greek.