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The Anabasis of Alexander by Arrian
K Knight New York: Pertaining to the relevant historical facts, though, while governor of Cappadocia, Arrian repelled an invasion of the Alani sometime during AD, a struggle in which Arrian’s two legions were victorious.
Ektaxis kata Alanon is also translated as Acies contra Alanos. If you wrrian a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Cook, [Retrieved ] ed.
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The hippika gymnasia is a particular concern of Arrian in the treatise. Another quality is that he knows what he is writing about.
Our editors will review what you’ve submitted, and if it meets our criteria, we’ll add it to the article. Until now, our reconstruction of Arrian’s career was more or less speculative. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll niccomedia you a reset link. Stadter has produced a sober synthesis of work on Arrian and made an important and colourful figure enormously more accessible.
AfterArrian left his office and settled in Athens, where he became an honorary citizen. Read more Read less. Cosmo Publications, — original of google books from University of California, Berkeley.
ardian Periplus of the Euxine Sea. This, the first book-length study of Arrian in English in this century, makes a valuable contribution to our understanding arriam Greek historiography and of the intellectual life of the second century A. Cambridge University Press, 13 Aug It is made up of researches concentrated on the main historians and historical texts of the period and tackles one specific subject: Write a customer review.
Van der Stockt, eds. Flavius Arrianus, demonstrates that he was a Roman citizen and suggests that the citizenship went back several generations, probably to the triumphal period. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Share your thoughts with other customers. Ancient Military Writing and its Heritage East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. On the other hand, the man from Bithynia was later given the command of two legions, which means that he had more than a passing military experience.
This work is the earliest extant work that is dated with any niclmedia. Nicholas Blancard made nicpmedia of Arrian in and This was the normal career, and it may be assumed that Arrian occupied these positions, but it must be stressed that there is no positive evidence that he was either quaestor or aedile.
The reason is that Arrian ignored Cleitarchus ‘ immensely popular History of Alexander and used other, better sources. Aspects of Plutarchan Ethics p.
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There are eight extant works cf. Whoever awarded the family citizenship, the family must have been important among the Bithynians. A lost work of seventeen books, fragments of Parthica were maintained by the Suda and Stephen of Byzantium. The possibility can not be excluded that the family received it from Lucius Flavius Silva, who was to capture Masada in 74 [ more ], but the main argument for this hypothesis is that he is almost the only known Lucius Flavius in the first century – which probably says more about the gaps in our knowledge.
AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Encyclopedia of Early Christianity, Second Edition p. The Indica and the Anabasis are the only works completely intact. The Alexander Romance in Greek and beyond.
London, Printed for Nocomedia. It is therefore equally possible that he was active in Dacia, which had recently been occupied by the emperor Trajan and was now being pacified by Arrian’s friend Hadrian.
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Arrianus of Nicomedia (Lucius Flavius Arrianus; Arrian) – Brill Reference
Translated from the Greek. Pearl Harbor attack, December 7,surprise aerial attack on the U. For others with this name, see Arrianus disambiguation.