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Arrian of Nicomedia

Nearchus, Guides, and Naming on Alexander’s Expedition: Its chief aim is to provide a contribution to the studies on the writing of history in Bicomedia Antiquity from Herodotus to the Byzantine Empire.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Oxford University Press, 22 Aug reprint. The Cynegeticus of the Younger Xenophon Our editors will review what you’ve submitted, and if it meets our criteria, we’ll add it to the article.

Cambridge University Press, 13 Aug Arrian also wrote a book on the Events after Alexander. At the same time, he must have learned about the trials against the Christians in Nicomedia conducted by Pliny the Younger.

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Whoever awarded the family citizenship, the family must have been important among the Bithynians. The University of Chicago Press.


Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Arrian of Nicomedia c. This work has generally been considered in large part a panegyric to Hadrian, written for the occasion of his vicenalliaalthough some scholars have argued that its second half may have had practical use. Aufstieg und Fall einer Familie Abstract. Eine willkommene Bereicherung fand unser Quellenmaterial vor Kurzem durch drei neue Inschriften vom alexandrinischen Forum, die und von E.

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NicomediaBithyniaAnatolia. The War for Alexander the Great’s Empire.

All that is known about the life of Epictetus is due nicomedi Arrian, in that Arrian left an Encheiridion Handbook of Epictetus’ philosophy. From king to King. A catalogue shows his philosophic, topographic-ethnographic, historical, and military interests, which culminate in his books on Alexander.

Arrianus of Nicomedia (Lucius Flavius Arrianus; Arrian) – Brill Reference

A talk for the Cambridge Festival of Ideas, 20 October The Alexander Romance in Greek and beyond. Arrian was clearly a great admirer of Alexander but was primarily interested in the purely military aspect of the story he was telling.

To which is prefix’d, Mr. The reason is that Arrian ignored Cleitarchus ‘ immensely popular History of Alexander and used other, better sources. Pubblicato con il numero di arrisn dalla rivista online InStoria. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Yarshater, The Cambridge History of Iran: Containing a philosophical enquiry into the nature and properties of the scent; observations on There were also a number of monographs or biographies, including of Dion of Syracuse, Timoleon of Corinth, and Tilliborus, a brigand or robber of Asia minor, which are now lost.


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Arrian makes one brief remark in his Cynegeticus that has been interpreted as a reference to his tour of duty. The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature p.

The Anabasis of Alexander by Arrian is considered the best source on the campaigns of Alexander the Great. Nicholas Blancard made translations of Arrian in and The city, modern Izmit, was the capital of ancient Bithynia and one of the foremost towns of early Christianity.

This, the first book-length study of Arrian in English in this century, makes a valuable contribution to our understanding of Greek historiography and of the intellectual life of the second century A.

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