Historiae Romanae

Cassius Dio

...and a fire that began at night in some dwelling leaped to the temple of Pax and spread to the storehouses of Egyptian and Arabian wares, whence the flames, borne aloft, entered the palace and consumed very extensive portions of it, so that nearly all the State records were destroyed.

Reprinted by permission of the publishers and the Trustees of the Loeb Classical Library from Cassius Dio: Roman History (Volume IX. Books 71-80), Loeb Classical Library Vol. 177, translated by Earnest Carey, Herbert B. Foster, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, © 1927, by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. The Loeb Classical Library ® is a registered trademark of the President and Fellows of Harvard College.