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Arrian

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Works: 1,572 works in 3,464 publications in 9 languages and 18,847 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Sources  Commentaries  Terms and phrases 
Roles: Editor, Adapter, Arranger, Bibliographic antecedent, Honoree, Compiler, Other, Secretary, Commentator, Creator, Annotator
Classifications: DF234, B
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Arrian by Arrian ( Book )
79 editions published between 1929 and 2000 in 6 languages and held by 1,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Arrian (Flavius Arrianus), of the period ca. AD 95-175, was a Greek historian and philosopher of Nicomedia in Bithynia. Both a Roman and an Athenian citizen, he was governor of the Roman province of Cappadocia 132-137, and repelled an invasion of the Alani in 134. He retired then to Athens (where he was archon in 148-149) and later to Nicomedia. 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." -- Book jacket
The Greek historians. The complete and unabridged historical works of Herodotus by Francis R. B Godolphin ( Book )
6 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The campaigns of Alexander by Arrian ( Book )
30 editions published between 1958 and 1993 in English and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Generally reliable account of the life, character, and military operations of the great conqueror by the second-century A.D. Greek historian and military administrator for the Romans
The Landmark Arrian : the campaigns of Alexander ; Anabasis Alexandrous : a new translation by Arrian ( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
L'Inde by Arrian ( Book )
54 editions published between 1927 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alexander the Great : selections from Arrian by Arrian ( Book )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In twelve years that changed the world, Alexander the Great conquered a vast empire, extending from the Danube to the rivers of the Punjab, and from Egypt to Uzbekistan. Arrian, a Greek man of letters, military commander, and holder of the highest political offices in both Rome and Athens, wrote the definitive account of Alexander's life and campaigns, published as the Anabasis. A dramatic fast-moving story, told with great narrative skill, his work is now our prime and most detailed source for the history of Alexander--a compelling account of an exceptional leader, brilliant, ruthless, passionate, and complex. Martin Hammond's engaging translation-new for this volume--is fully alive to the literary qualities of Arrian's prose, making this the most readable and attractive modern version. 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. John Atkinson's Introduction sets Arrian in his historical context and describes the life of Alexander as it is reflected in his work. In addition. this volume includes extensive notes that identify historical references and allusions, and highlight the interplay of historical and literary issues. Lastly readers will also find three invaluable appendices, maps and site plans, and a comprehensive analytical index."--Publisher's website
The life of Alexander the Great by Arrian ( Book )
22 editions published between 1958 and 1971 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Flavii Arriani quae exstant omnia by Arrian ( Book )
45 editions published between 1907 and 1968 in 6 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Périple du Pont-Euxin by Arrian ( Book )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alexander the Great : selections from Arrian, Diodorus, Plutarch, and Quintus Curtius by James S Romm ( Book )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comprising relevant selections from the four ancient writers whose portraits of Alexander the Great still survive--Arrian, Diodorus, Plutarch, and Quintus Curtius--this volume provides a complete narrative of the important events in Alexander's life. The Introduction sets these works in historical context, stretching from the conclusion of the Peloponnesian War through Alexander's conquest of Asia, and provides an assessment of Alexander's historical importance as well as a survey of the central controversies surrounding his personality, aims and intentions. This edition includes a timeline, map
The Discourses as reported by Arrian ; The manual ; and, the fragments by Epictetus ( Book )
23 editions published between 1926 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Epictetus ('Acquired', probably his real name) was a crippled Greek slave of Phrygia during Nero's reign (A.D.54-68) who heard lectures by the Stoic Musonius before he was freed. Expelled with other philosophers by the emperor Domitian in 89 or 92 he settled permanently in Nicopolis in Epirus and, in a school which he called 'healing place for sick souls', taught a practical philosophy, details of which were taken down by his pupil Flavius Arrianus and survive in four books of 'Diatribae' or Discourses and a smaller 'Encheiridon' or Handbook which gives brifly the chief doctrines of the other work. He lived apparently into the reign of Hadrian (A.D. 117-138). Epictetus was a teacher and preacher of practical Stoic ethics, broad and firm in method, sublime in thought, and now humorous, now sad or severe in spirit. How should one live righteously? Our god-given will is our paramount possession, and we must not covet others'. We must not resist fortune. Man is part of a system of men and God; men are reasoning beings (in feeble bodies) and must conform to God's mind and the will of nature. Epictetus presents us also with a pungent picture of the perfect (Stoic) man
Alexander the Great : selected texts from Arrian, Curtius and Plutarch ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arriani Anabasis by Arrian ( Book )
54 editions published between 1845 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Epicteti Dissertationes ab Arriano digestae by Epictetus ( Book )
22 editions published between 1894 and 1965 in 5 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anabasis Alexandri by Arrian ( Book )
19 editions published between 1929 and 1983 in 6 languages and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arriani Nicomediensis Scripta Minora Rudolfus Hercher iterum recognovit by Arrian ( Book )
21 editions published between 1854 and 1885 in 3 languages and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arrian's Anabasis of Alexander ; and, Indica by Arrian ( Book )
13 editions published between 1884 and 1929 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arriani Nicomediensis De expeditione Alexandri libri septem by Arrian ( Book )
29 editions published between 1832 and 1873 in 5 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arriani Anabasis et Indica by Arrian ( Book )
16 editions published between 1846 and 1900 in 3 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alexanders des Grossen Siegeszug durch Asien by Arrian ( Book )
16 editions published between 1950 and 1973 in German and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Arianus, Flavius 95-175
Arijan
Arijan, Flavije
Arr.
Arriános
Arrian.
Arrian 0095?-0175?
Arrian 95-175
Arrian, ca. 95-ca. 180
Arrian, ca95-ca175
Arrian, Flaviĭ
Arrian, Flavius 95-175
Arrian Flavius z Nikomedii.
Arrian, of Nicomedia, ca95-ca175
Arrian von Nikomedeia 95-175
Arriano
Arriano 0095?-0175?
Arriano 95-175
Arriano, ca95-ca175
Arriano di Nicomedia 95-175
Arriano, Flavio
Arriano Flavio 95-175
Arriano, Flavio, c. 95-c. 175
Arriano, Flavio, ca. 95-ca. 180
Arriano, Luci Flavi, ca. 95-ca. 180
Arriano, Lucio Flavio
Arriano, Lucio Flavio 95-175
Arriano Politico 95-175
Arriano Storiografo 95-175
Arriános
Arrianos 95-175
Arrianos, ca95-ca175
'Arrianós, Flávios
’Arrianós Flávios 0095?-0175?
Arrianos, Flavius 95-175
Arrianos Historiograph 95-175
'Arrianós, Phlábios
’Arrianós Phlábios 0095?-0175?
Arrianos von Nicomedia
Arrianos von Nikomedeia 95-175
Arrianos von Nikomedeia, Flavius 95-175
Arrianus
Arrianus 95-175
Arrianus Alexandrinus 95-175
Arrianus Bithynius
Arrianus Bithynius 0095?-0175?
Arrianus Bithynius 95-175
Arrianus, ca95-ca175
Arrianus, Flavius
Arrianus Flavius 0095?-0175?
Arrianus, Flavius 95-175
Arrianus, Flavius von Nikomedeia 95-175
Arrianus Historicus
Arrianus Historicus 95-175
Arrianus, Lucius Flavius 95-175
Arrianus, Lucius Flavius, ca95-ca175
Arrianus Nicomedensis.
Arrianus Nicomedensis 0095?-0175?
Arrianus Nicomedensis 95-175
Arrianus Nicomediensis.
Arrianus Nicomediensis 95-175
Arrianus Nicomediensis, Flavius, 95-175
Arrianus of Nicomedia
Arrianus Philosophus 95-175
Arrianus, van Nicomedie͏̈, ca95-ca175
Arrianus Xenophon, Flavius, ca95-ca175
Arrien.
Arrien, 95-175
Arrien, ca. 95-ca. 180
Arrien, ca95-ca175
Arrien de Nicomédie 0095?-0175?
Arrien de Nicomédie 95-175
Arrien, Flave
Arrien Flave 0095?-0175?
Aρριανoς
Flave Arrien
Flave Arrien 0095?-0175?
Flave, Arrien de Nicomédie.
Flavij Arijan.
Flavio Arriano, c. 95-c. 175
Flávios 'Arrianós
Flávios ’Arrianós 0095?-0175?
Flavius Arrianus
Flavius Arrianus 0095?-0175?
Flavius Arrianus 95-175
Flavius Arrianus Hist. et. Phil.
Flawiusz, Arrian.
Pseudo-Arrianus 95-175
Ἀρριανός, Φλάβιος
Ἀρριανός Φλάβιος 0095?-0175?
Φλάβιος Ἀρριανός 0095?-0175?
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