Volume I, Anabasis of Alexander: Books 1-4 (Loeb Classical Library)

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Arrian's Anabasis of Alexander in seven books is the best account we have of Alexander's adult life. Indica, a description of India and of Nearchus's voyage therefrom, was to be a supplement.

A student of Epictetus, Arrian took notes at his lectures and published them (in eight books of which we have four, The Discourses) and also the Encheiridion or Manual of Epictetus. Both works are available in the Loeb ...

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Overview

Arrian's Anabasis of Alexander in seven books is the best account we have of Alexander's adult life. Indica, a description of India and of Nearchus's voyage therefrom, was to be a supplement.

A student of Epictetus, Arrian took notes at his lectures and published them (in eight books of which we have four, The Discourses) and also the Encheiridion or Manual of Epictetus. Both works are available in the Loeb Epictetus edition.

The Loeb Classical Library edition of Arrian is in two volumes.

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Classical Philology - Ernst Badian
[An] important contribution to the study of Alexander.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780674992603
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/1976
  • Language: Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
  • Series: Loeb Classical Library Series , #236
  • Edition description: 2nd printing/1st pub.1976
  • Pages: 656
  • Sales rank: 1,209,590
  • Product dimensions: 4.43 (w) x 6.65 (h) x 1.14 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Abbreviations and Short Titles

Anabasis Of Alexander

Book I

Book II

Book III

Book IV

Appendixes

1. The Battle Of The Granicus

2. Naval Operations 334-2

3. Issus

4. Alexander And The Heroes

5. The Visit To Siwah (Iii.3-4)

6. The Revolt Of Agis

7. The Site Of Thapsagus

8. Geographical And Chronological Questions 333-326 BCE

9. Gaugamela

10. Persepolis

11. The Deaths Of Philotas And Parmenio

12. Caspian, Caucasus, Tanais

13. Alexander's Army 331–326

14. Arrian Iv.7, 4–14, 4

15. India And The Persian Empire

Map

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