Greek-speakin East, possibly Antioch
391–400 (aged 61–75)|
|Allegiance||Wastren Roman Empire|
|Ither wirk||Res Gestae|
Ammianus Marcellinus (born c. 325–330, dee'd c. 391–400) wis a Roman sodger an historian wha wrote the penultimate major historical accoont survivin frae Antiquity (precedin Procopius). His wirk, kent as the Res Gestae, chronicled in Laitin the history o Roum frae the accession o the emperor Nerva in 96 tae the daith o Valens at the Battle o Adrianople in 378, awtho anly the sections coverin the period 353–378 survive.