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  • Arrian of Nicomedia

    A comprehensive picture of the life and work of a major figure among the Greek-speaking authors of the Roman Empire. Arrian is our most reliable source for Alexander the Great and the author of three other major historical works and a number of shorter essays and treatises. This, the first book-length study of Arrian in English in this century, makes a valuable contribution to our understanding of ... Read more

    $28.49 USD

  • History of the Wars and Conquests of Alexander the Great

    by Arrian ...
    According to Wikipedia: "Arrian of Nicomedia (c. AD c. 86 – c. 160) was a Greek historian, public servant, military commander and philosopher of the Roman period. 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. Its title and style are designed to evoke the Anabasis by Xenophon, for which reason ... Read more

    $1.16 USD

  • The Anabasis of Alexander

    $8.99 USD

  • Arrian the Historian

    Writing the Greek Past in the Roman Empire

    During the first centuries of the Roman Empire, Greek intellectuals wrote a great many texts modeled on the dialect and literature of Classical Athens, some 500 years prior. Among the most successful of these literary figures were sophists, whose highly influential display oratory has been the prevailing focus of scholarship on Roman Greece over the past fifty years. Often overlooked are the ... Read more

    $44.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Discourses of Epictetus

    As Reported by Arrian

    by Epictetus ...
    Narrated by Robin Homer ...


    13 hours 12 min

    Epictetus was born a slave but at an early age developed a passion for philosophy and with the permission of his master he studied under Musonius Rufus. He obtained his freedom sometime after the death of Nero in 68 AD and later began teaching in Rome until his banishment from the city around 93 AD, after which he travelled to Nicopolis in Greece and carried on teaching there for the remainder of ... Read more

    $22.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Anabasis Alexandri: Book VIII (Indica)

    by Arrian ...
    Xenophon wrote several books most of which survived. The narrative is about military advance, or journey. And what a journey this was for 10,000 Greek mercenaries, through hostile territory, ultimately retreating back to Greece. Xenophon's informal and realistic style of writing makes this exciting real-life adventure story intensely interesting and captivating. Highly Recommended! ... Read more

    $4.99 USD