### Appian, *Author's Preface (English)* (XML Header) [genre: prose] [word count] [**App. Pref.**].

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1 came 1 cappadocia 1 cappadocians 2 carefully 1 caria 1 caring 1 carthage 5 carthaginian 1 carthaginians 1 cases 1 cast 1 caucasus 2 causes 2 celtiberia 1 celtic 1 celts 2 century 1 certain 1 characteristic 1 chariots 1 chief 4 chose 1 cilicia 1 cilicians 2 circumnavigating 1 circumstance 1 citizens 1 city 3 civil 4 climate 1 coast 3 coasts 1 colchians 1 collect 1 combats; 1 come 2 command 1 commanders 1 common 1 comparatively 1 compare 1 compared 1 concerned 1 condition 1 condition; 1 conjectural 1 conquered 1 conquerors 1 conquest 2 conquests 1 consequences 1 considered 1 considers 1 consisting 1 contained 1 contemptible 1 continent 1 contributing 1 control 1 controlled 1 copious 1 corrupt 1 corsica 1 costly 1 could 1 count 1 countries 4 country 8 course 2 cowardice 1 craft 1 crete 1 crossing 2 cyclades 1 cyprus 2 cyrene 2 cæsar 1 cœle-syria 1 dacians 1 damage 1 danger 1 dangers 1 danube 3 darius 1 dates 1 day 1 deal 1 deeds 1 deemed 3 deeming 1 defence 2 define 1 demolished 1 derived 1 descending 1 described 1 designated 1 desire 1 desiring 2 destroyed 1 did 1 difficulties 1 difficulty 1 dishonorable 1 dissensions 1 distance 1 distinction 5 distinguished 1 divided 1 division 1 do 3 does 1 dominion 2 done 1 doubtful 1 down 3 duration 6 dwell 4 dwelt 1 each 10 each; 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1 money 1 more 7 most 9 mount 2 moved 1 ms 1 much 6 murderers 1 must 1 my 4 myrtoan 1 mysians 2 name 4 named 1 namely 3 names 6 nation 6 nationality 1 nations 14 native 1 naval 3 nearest 1 nearly 1 neighboring 1 neighbors 2 neither 1 never 2 next 4 nile 1 nine 1 no 3 nomad 1 nor 4 northern 4 not 13 now 2 number 1 numerous 1 numidia; 1 numidians 1 oars 1 oath 1 ocean 9 oceans 1 of 163 offering 1 often 4 omitting 1 on 18 once 2 one 4 only 2 or 16 order 3 origin 1 other 19 others 7 our 1 out 2 over 1 own 3 page 2 palestine 1 palestine-syria 1 palmyra 1 pamphylia 2 pamphylian 1 pannonians 1 part 13 particularly 1 parts 3 passed 1 patience 1 peace 2 pelusium 1 peninsula 2 people 3 peoples 1 perhaps 1 persian 1 persians 2 personal 1 philip 5 phrygians 1 phœnician 1 phœnicians 1 pillars 3 pisidians 1 place 3 plague 1 plainly 1 pleader 1 points 1 poles 1 pomp 1 pompey 1 pontic 2 possessed 1 possessing 1 possession 1 poverty-stricken 1 power 6 preface 2 preparations 1 preparedness 1 present 7 preserve 1 preserved 1 preëminence 1 pride 1 principal 1 probably 1 procurator 1 profitless 1 progress 1 projects 1 propelled 1 proper 2 propontis 2 prosperity 1 provided 1 province 2 provinces 1 prowess 2 prudence 4 public 1 purposes 1 put 1 race 1 rapidity 1 rather 2 reached 2 reason 1 rebuilt 1 receive 1 received 1 recognition 1 recorded 1 recurring 1 reduced 1 reign 2 reigns 1 relating 1 relations 1 remainder 3 rendering; 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