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Anabasis of Alexander and Indica

Arrian

Anabasis of Alexander and Indica

by Arrian

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Published by G. Bell in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated by E.J. Chinnock.
ContributionsChinnock, Edward James.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18614926M

Arrian does not attempt to analyze why Alexander did what he did, nor does he provide much character study or the antecedents of the war. His model was Xenophon's Anabasis. He intended this work to be his masterpiece, believing Alexander to be a splendid . The Anabasis of Alexander by Arrian (ca. BCE) is the best extant account of Alexander the Great's adult life. A description of India, and of Nearchus's voyage thence, was to be a supplement.

  Arrian's Anabasis of Alexander in seven books is the best account we have of Alexander's adult , 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 : Harvard. Indika (Greek: Ἰνδικά; Latin: Indica) is an account of Mauryan India by the Greek writer original book is now lost, but its fragments have survived in later Greek and Latin works. The earliest of these works are those by Diodorus Siculus, Strabo (Geographica), Pliny, and Arrian ().

Arrian: Anabasis Alexandri: Book VIII (Indica) Tr. E. Iliff Robson () I. ALL the territory that lies west of the river Indus up to the river Cophen is inhabited by Astacenians and Assacenians, Indian tribes. Buy The Anabasis of Alexander by Arrian (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3).


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Arrian is our best and most complete source on Alexander, and his judicious choices between his own main sources, concise prose and the sheer heroic quality of his protagonist have made the Anabasis and the Indica the most influential accounts of the doings of a king or general from the ancient world/5(4).

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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.5/5(5).

Alexander the Great: The Anabasis and the Indica (Oxford World's Classics) - Kindle edition by Arrian, John Atkinson, Hammond, Martin, Atkinson, John.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Alexander the Great: The Anabasis and the Indica (Oxford World's Classics)/5(38). The Anabasis of Alexander As with other authors of the Second Sophistic, Arrian wrote primarily in Attic (Indica is in Herodotus' Ionic dialect, his philosophical works in Koine Greek).

The Anabasis of Alexander is perhaps his best-known work, and is generally considered one of the best sources on the campaigns of Alexander the Great/5.

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) Revised Text and Tra edition by Arrian () Hardcover/5(2). 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/5. Arrian's Anabasis of Alexander in seven books is the best account we have of Alexander's adulta 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. From this we may infer that the author wished the Indica to be considered a distinct book from the Anabasis; and from the remark in Anab.

1, it is clear that it was composed after the Anabasis. This book is written in the Ionic dialect, like the History of Herodotus and the Indica. Arrian's Anabasis of Alexander in seven books is the best account we have of Alexander's adulta 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/5. This is also the only edition of the Anabasis to include Arrian's companion piece, the Indica, a fascinating account of the voyage of Alexander's fleet from south India to the Persian Gulf, with descriptions of the geography, customs, and natural curiosities of :   This is also the only edition of the Anabasis to include Arrian's companion piece, the Indica, a fascinating account of the voyage of Alexander's fleet from south India to the Persian Gulf, with descriptions of the geography, customs, and natural curiosities of India.5/5(1).

The Anabasis of Alexander or, The History of the Wars and Conquests of Alexander the Great Language: English: LoC Class: DF: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Greece: LoC Class: PA: Language and Literatures: Classical Languages and Literature: Subject: Alexander, the Great, B.C.

Subject: Iran -- History -- To Subject. Arrian's account of Alexander's life and campaigns, published as the Anabasis and its companion piece the Indica, is our prime source for the history of Alexander, told with great narrative skill. This edition features a new translation of both texts, introduction, notes, guide to military systems and terminology, maps and a full index.

Indica is the name of a short military history about interior Asia, particularly the Indian subcontinent, written by Arrian in 2nd-century CE. The subject of the book covers the expedition of Alexander the Great that occurred between and BCE, about years before Arrian.

The book mainly tells the story of Alexander's officer Nearchus’ voyage from India to the Persian Gulf after Alexander the. 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 in the. The Anabasis and the Indica Martin Hammond and John Atkinson Oxford World's Classics.

A new translation of Arrian's history of Alexander the Great, the prime source for our knowledge of Alexander and a compelling work of literature.

Introduction sets Arrian in his historical context and describes the life of Alexander as it is reflected in his. The Anabasis of Alexande As with other authors of the Second Sophistic, Arrian wrote primarily in Attic (Indica is in Herodotus' Ionic dialect, his philosophical works in Koine Greek).

The Anabasis of Alexander is perhaps his best-known work, and is generally considered one of the best sources on the campaigns of Alexander the Great/5(7). Though it may be looked upon as a supplement to the Anabasis, Arrian often refers in the one work to the other.

9 From this we may infer that the author wished the Indica to be considered a distinct book from the Anabasis; and from the remark in Anab.

1, it is clear that it was composed after the Anabasis. This book is written in the Ionic. Arrian's Anabasis of Alexander in seven books is the best account we have of Alexander's adulta 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.4/5(32).

Links to translation of Arrian: Anabasis, by E. Iliff Robson. L. Flavius Arrianus wrote an "Anabasis of Alexander", which is generally considered to be the most reliable ancient account of the conquests of Alexander the Great. It has been translated by E. Iliff Robson in.

Arrian (c. AD), a Greek man of letters who had experience of military command and of the highest political office in both Rome and Athens, set out to write the definitive account of Alexander's life and campaigns, published as the Anabasis and its later companion piece the Indica/5(K). The Anabasis of Alexander; or, The history of the wars and conquests of Alexander the Great.

Literally translated, with a commentary, from the Greek of Arrian, the Nicomedian by Arrian; Chinnock, Edward James, trPages: