PHILIP A. STADTER: Arrian of Nicomedia. Pp. xi+; m endpapers. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Pres. $ ‘All history is contemporary history. A comprehensive picture of the life and work of a major figure among the Greek- speaking authors of the Roman Empire. Arrian is our most reliable source for. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

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A Companion to the Roman Army. Arrian’s aim in the work was to set forth events of the Parthian war of Trajan. After this office, he was made governor of Cappadociaa frontier province with two legions. Would you like to tell us about micomedia lower price? Everything known of his life derives from the 9th century writing of Photius in his Bibliothecaand from those few references which exist within Arrian’s own writings. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The War for Alexander the Great’s Empire.

His best-known work is the Anabasiswhich deals with Alexander the Great. To Arrian, it seemed that all his life had been a prelude to the writing of this work: Pliny the Younger addressed seven of his epistles to him. He knew what it meant to fight a war, had been a provincial governor and had lived at the imperial court. XenophonGreek historian and philosopher whose numerous surviving works are valuable for their depiction of late Classical Greece. The Discourses are also known as Diatribai and are apparently a verbatim recording of Epictetus’ lectures.


Alexander as we know him was, until recently, very much a creation by Arrian. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

The writing mentioned that the Parthians trace their origins to Artaxerxes II. Sometimes, he condemns aspects of the conqueror’s behavior, but as a whole, he is positive about Alexander’s achievements. Nicholas Blancard made translations of Arrian in and We can be confident that Arrian’s ancestors had received citizenship and name at an earlier stage.

The Anabasis of Alexander by Arrian

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A work translated a Nicodemian script minor. Click here to sign up. The Anabasis of Alexander. La biblioteca e il laboratorio di Rudolf Hercher: It is also known as a handbook, and A Mehl considers the Enchiridion to have been a vade mecum for Arrian. micomedia

The governor of Cappadocia took his two legions XV Apollinaris stationed or Satala and XII Fulminata stationed in Melitene into the field and defeated the invaders before they could become dangerous.


History is treated in a number of articles. Studies of the people and objects of the Roman frontiers, p. Learn more about Amazon Prime. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote Wikisource.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Oxford University Press, 29 Mar The first part of Indica was based largely on the work of the same name of Megasthenesthe second part based on a journal written by Nearchus.

As a historian, his aim was to present his readers with the truth and to praise deserving people in a worthy style. For this he deserves all our thanks.

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Studia Classica et Orientalia forthcoming. This work was much used in the Middle Ages as a guide to the principles of the monastic life. Please try again later.

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Until now, our reconstruction of Arrian’s career was more or less speculative. The campaigns of Alexander. Greek Wikisource has original text related to this article: The Indica and the Anabasis are the only works completely intact.