Arrian

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The historian Arrian of Nicomedia is generally regarded as the best extant source on the campaigns of Alexander the Great, as narrated in the ‘Anabasis of Alexander’. For the first time in publishing history, Arrian’s complete works are available for readers in a single collection. Delphi’s Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Latin and Greek texts. This comprehensive eBook presents the complete extant works of Arrian, with rare texts, beautiful illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Arrian’s life and works
* Features the complete works of Arrian, in both English translation and the original Greek
* Concise introductions to the histories and other works
* Includes Robson’s translation of the ANABASIS OF ALEXANDER, previously appearing in the Loeb Classical Library edition – first time in digital publishing
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the works you want to read with individual contents tables
* Includes Arrian’s rare work CYNEGETICUS and a fragment of the lost PERIPLUS, first time in digital print
* Provides a special dual English and Greek text of the ANABASIS OF ALEXANDER, allowing readers to compare the sections paragraph by paragraph – ideal for students
* Features two bonus biographies – discover Arrian’s ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

Please note: some Kindle software programs cannot display Greek characters correctly; however the characters do display correctly on Kindle devices.

CONTENTS:

The Translations
ANABASIS OF ALEXANDER
INDICA
DIATRIBES
ENCHEIRIDION
THE PERIPLUS
CYNEGETICUS

The Greek Texts
LIST OF GREEK TEXTS

The Dual Text
DUAL GREEK AND ENGLISH TEXT

The Biographies
THE LIFE OF ARRIAN by E. Iliff Robson
LIFE AND WRITINGS OF ARRIAN by E. J. Chinnock

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