Lucius (or Claudius) Cassius Dio (alleged tae hae the cognomen Cocceianus), (Auncient Greek: Δίων ὁ Κάσσιος, c. AD 155 – 235, kent in Inglis as Cassius Dio, Dio Cassius, or Dio (Dione. lib), wis a Roman consul an notit historian who wrote in Greek.
- ↑ Dio's name: L'Année épigraphique 1971, 430 = Κλ΄ Κάδδιος Δίων. Roman Military Diplomas, Roxan, 133 = L. Cassius Dio.
- ↑ Prof. Cary's Introduction at LacusCurtius
- ↑ Accordin tae some scholars, such as Millar (Millar, F., A study of Cassius Dio, Oxford 1966, p. 13), he wis born later, in 163/164.