Theognis and Cassius Dio
- Cassius Dio,
- archaic poetry,
- Roman history
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It is suggested that Cassius Dio was familiar with, and alluded to the poetry of Theognis. Part of the speech of Livia to Augustus (D.C. 55.16.2) draws on Thgn. 81, and part of the funeral speech of Tiberius for Augustus (D.C. 56.40.7) draws on Thgn. 803-804.