The Campaigns of Alexander

by Aubrey Arrian De Selincourt

Publisher: Dorset Press

Written in English
Published: Pages: 430 Downloads: 742
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  • Ancient - Greece,
  • History - General History
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages430
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8133231M
ISBN 10088029079X
ISBN 109780880290791

  By far the most important of these is the Anabasis of Alexander, or the History of Alexander the Great's Campaigns. This is one of the most authentic and accurate of historical works. Though inspired with admiration for his hero, the author evinces impartiality and freedom from hero-worship.   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 Campaigns of Alexander, widely considered the most authoritative history of the brilliant leader’s great conquests, is the latest addition to the acclaimed Landmark series. After twelve years of hard-fought campaigns, Alexander the Great controlled a vast empire that was bordered by the Adriatic sea to the west and modern-day India.   There is a copious literature on Alexander the Great, but most are biographies of the man himself, with relatively few recent works analyzing his campaigns from a purely military angle. This book will combine a narrative of the course of each of Alexander's campaigns, with clear analysis of strategy, tactics, logistics :

the campaigns of alexander Download the campaigns of alexander or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the campaigns of alexander book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in . Ancient History Sourcebook: Arrian: Speech of Alexander the Great, from The Campaigns of Alexander. I observe, gentlemen, that when I would lead you on a new venture you no longer follow me with your old spirit. I have asked you to meet me that we may come to a decision together: are we, upon my advice, to go forward, or, upon yours, to turn back?   The Reading Odyssey should have podcasts, book by book, available on their site after each conference call this year. More information on the schedule can be found in this post. A review of The Landmark Arrian: The Campaigns of Alexander by Victor Davis Hanson Some resources from university or class sites. Arrian, Greek historian and philosopher who was one of the most distinguished authors of the 2nd-century Roman Empire. He was the author of a work describing the campaigns of Alexander the Great. Titled Anabasis, presumably in order to recall Xenophon’s work of .

Alexander was born in July B.C. to Philip II and his third wife, Olympias. The parents were far from a happy couple, and Alexander was raised primarily under the influence of his mother. At the age of thirteen, he was sent to study with Aristotle–an education that was for the most part formal. Aristotle promoted the belief that non-Greeks. Alexander Books, Lafayette, Louisiana. K likes. Alexander Books was opened by Gary and Barbara Alexander on Octo The store is located in Lafayette, Louisiana -- /5(20).   The Landmark Arrian: The Campaigns of Alexander Edited by James Romm, Series Editor Robert B. Strassler, Translation by Pamela Mensch, Introduction by Paul Cartledge. If you haven’t noticed by now, I am a huge fan of the Landmark series, created by Robert B. .

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-- Arrian, The Campaigns of Alexander, Book Five Arrian's 'Anabasis' also known as 'The Campaigns of Alexander' is an intellectual descendent of Herodotus, Xenophon and Thucydides. It is made The Campaigns of Alexander book of seven books that detail Alexander's campaigns after he is made "Of course, one must not examine ancient tales about the divine too minutely/5.

This was a really informative book. It covers the campaigns of Alexander the Great in wonderful detail. It is easy to read and enjoyable. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Robert J. Peeples. out of 5 stars Alexander, what more needs to be said. Reviewed in the United States on Ma Cited by: The Anabasis of Alexander (Greek: Ἀλεξάνδρου Ἀνάβασις, Alexándrou Anábasis; Latin: Anabasis Alexandri) was composed by Arrian of Nicomedia in the second century AD, most probably during the reign of Hadrian.

The Anabasis (which survives complete in seven books) is a history of the campaigns of Alexander the Great, specifically his conquest of the Persian Empire between. The Campaigns of Alexander (Classics Book ) - Kindle edition by Arrian, Betty Radice, J.

Hamilton, Aubrey De Selincourt. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Campaigns of Alexander (Classics Book )/5(80). About The Campaigns of Alexander ‘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 the life of the world’s. Alexander the Great was already a historical figure and "larger than life" character by the time Arrian wrote his CAMPAIGNS OF ALEXANDER.

More than years had passed since Alexander's death and, while there was doubtless plenty of popular lore about him, there also was a considerable mass of written source material in by: The Campaigns of Alexander tells the story of Alexander's campaigns first in Thrace and Greece and then in North Africa and Asia.

It was written during the resurgence of Greek literature that began in the era of the accession in CE of the philhellenic emperor Hadrian--the era also included the writers Appian, Pausanias, Galen, & Lucian.

Aubrey de Sélincourt, scholar and translator, translated Livy’s The Early History of Rome (Books I—V) and The War with Hannibal (Books XXI—XXX), The Histories of Herodotus and The Campaigns of Alexander by Arrian, all for the Penguin Classics.

He was born in and educated at Rugby, and University College, : Penguin Publishing Group. Full text of "The Anabasis of Alexander; or, The history of the wars and conquests of Alexander the lly translated, with a commentary, from the Greek of.

The campaigns of Alexander. by Arrian. Publication date Topics Alexander, the Great, B.C. -- Early works to Publisher Penguin Books Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities.

Internet Archive :   Arrian: Campaigns of Alexander (Anabasis) COMPLETE AUDIOBOOK 12 HOURS IN ENGLISH - MACEDONIA ΙS A HELLENIC KINGDOM (GREEK), THE PEOPLE ARE HELLENES (GREEKS). THEY SPEAK GREEK AND THEY WORSHIP THE. The wars of Alexander the Great were fought by King Alexander III of Macedon ("The Great"), first against the Achaemenid Persian Empire under Darius III, and then against local chieftains and warlords as far east as Punjab, the time of his death, he had conquered most of the world known to the ancient Greeks.

However, he failed to conquer South on: Greece, Illyria, Thrace, Danube Delta. The Campaigns of Alexander (Penguin Classics) (Book) Book Details.

ISBN. Title. The Campaigns of Alexander (Penguin Classics) Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small commission for each book sold through our affiliate partners.

Recommended By. Numerous educational institutions recommend us, including Oxford University. Book One begins with Alexander's accession to the Macedonian throne in BCE, and Book Seven recounts the events of Alexander's final year and his death.

The title Anabasis and the work's style and structure reflect Arrian's emulation of the Greek historian Xenophon’s Anabasis, a BCE work on the campaign of Cyrus the Younger. Get this from a library. The campaigns of Alexander. [Arrian] -- Arrian's own experience as a military commander just years after the reign of Alexander the Great gave him unique insights into the life of the world's greatest conqueror.

He tells of Alexander's. Arrian: The Campaigns of Alexander.[In 7 books]. *Aubrey de Selincourt,transl;on,rev./new intro./notes. by Arrian [Flavius Arrianus Xenophon]() and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   ‎Arrian's history of Alexander the Great is our most complete and reliable account of the world's greatest conqueror.

Writing in the Roman Empire during the 2nd century AD, Arrian was a Greek historian, philosopher, and military commander. For this work, also known as “The Anabasis of Alexander,” he 2/5(2). â 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 the life of the world’s greatest conqueror/5(K). Books shelved as alexander-the-great: Fire from Heaven by Mary Renault, Alexander the Great by Robin Lane Fox, The Persian Boy by Mary Renault, The Campa.

BOOK V. Alexander at Nysa. Alexander at Nysa. III. Incredulity of Eratosthenes.—Passage of the Indus By far the most important of these is the Anabasis of Alexander, or the History of Alexander the Great’s Campaigns. This is one of the most authentic and accurate of historical works.

Though inspired with admiration for. The most important historical source on one of the most powerful leaders of the ancient world, Arrian's The Campaigns of Alexander illustrates how Alexander the Great came to rule over a vast empire of his own making, translated from the Greej by Aubrey de Selincourt, and revised with an introduction and notes by J.R.

Hamilton in Penguin Classics/5(K). The Campaigns of Alexander - Ebook written by Arrian. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Campaigns of Alexander.4/5(4).

Aubrey de Sélincourt, scholar and translator, translated Livy’s The Early History of Rome (Books I—V) and The War with Hannibal (Books XXI—XXX), The Histories of Herodotus and The Campaigns of Alexander by Arrian, all for the Penguin Classics.

He was born in and educated at Rugby, and University College, Oxford/5(71). Although written over four hundred years after Alexander's death, Arrian's account of the man and his achievements is the most reliable we have. Arrian's own experience as a military commander gave him unique insights into the life of the world's greatest conqueror.

He tells of Alexander's violent suppression of the Theban rebellion, his defeat of Persia and campaigns. Arrian's Campaigns of Alexander is the most reliable account we have, even though it was written over years after Alexander's death.

A military commander himself, Arrian had unique insights into the life of the world's greatest conqueror. A portrait of a man of boundless ambition, Arrian succeeds in painting a fully-rounded portrait of a military genius worshipped as a god in his Pages: The Reign of Alexander the Great.

Author: A. Bosworth; Publisher: Cambridge University Press ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This book is an exploration of the process and consequences of the campaigns of Alexander the Great of Macedon (who reigned from to BC), focusing on the effect of his monarchy upon the.

This book will combine a narrative of the course of each of Alexander's campaigns, with clear analysis of strategy, tactics, logistics etc. This will combine with Stephen English's The Army of Alexander the Great and The Sieges of Alexander the Great, to form a very strong three-volume examination of one of the most successful armies and.

He tells of Alexander's violent suppression of the Theban rebellion, his defeat of Persia and campaigns through Egypt and Babylon - establishing new cities and destroying others in his path.

While Alexander emerges as a charismatic leader, Arrian succeeds brilliantly in creating an objective portrait of a man of boundless ambition, who was 2/5(1). The author of the Campaigns of Alexander writes during the second century AD, about four hundred years after the fact.

Arrian's full name is Lucius Flavius Arrianus, aka Xenophon, and he comes from a wealthy Greek family. He is a recognized historical authority on the life and times of Alexander the.

Map of Alexander's Campaigns. The campaigns of Alexander the Great, whose empire is mentioned as the fourth kingdom in Danwere of great importance for Israel. With the exception of Tyre, which was still a flourishing city off shore, which withstood siege for seven months in A.D., the Phoenician ports quickly surrendered.

'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 the life of the world’s greatest conqueror. Although written over four hundred years after Alexander's death, Arrian's account of the man and his achievements is the most reliable we have.

Arrian's own experience as a military commander gave him unique insights into the life of the world's greatest conqueror. He tells of Alexander's violent suppression of the Theban rebellion, his defeat of Persia and 4/5(4).ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of: Anabasis Alexandri.

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