DIO’S ROMAN HISTORY
Antoninus begins his reign by having various persons
assassinated, among them his brother Geta (chapters
Cruelty of Antoninus toward Papinianus, Cilo, and
Cassius Dio, a Bithynian Greek who later became a Roman senator and consul, is known primarily for his partially extant Roman History (early third century A.D.). This work, eighty books long, was the ...