Alexander the Great

This edition features a new translation of both texts, introduction, notes, guide to military systems and terminology, maps and a full index.

Alexander the Great

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.

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Alexander the Great
Language: en
Pages: 372
Authors: Arrian,, Martin Hammond, John Atkinson
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-14 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

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
The Campaigns of Alexander
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Arrian
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1976-10-28 - Publisher: Penguin

'His passion was for glory only, and in that he was insatiable' Although written over four hundred years after Alexander’s death, Arrian’s Campaigns of Alexander is the most reliable account of the man and his achievements we have. Arrian’s own experience as a military commander gave him unique insights into
Arrian: Alexander the Great
Language: en
Pages: 116
Authors: Arrian
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1981-11-19 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Accessible translations for GCSE students. The translated extracts in Alexander the Great: Selections from Arrian, are linked by commentaries which continue the narrative and discuss points in the text needing explanation.
Alexander The Great
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: James S. Romm, Pamela Mensch
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-03-11 - Publisher: Hackett Publishing

Comprised of relevant selections from the writings of four ancient historians, this volume provides a complete narrative of the important events in the life of Alexander the Great. The Introduction sets these works in historical context, from the conclusion of the Peloponnesian War through Alexander's conquest of Asia, and provides
The Landmark Arrian
Language: en
Pages: 503
Authors: James S. Romm
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Anchor

During twelve years of continuous campaigns, Alexander conquered an empire that stretched from the shores of the Adriatic to the edge of modern India. Arrian's history of those conquests is the most reliable and detailed account to emerge from the ancient world. --from publisher description