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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 supplementA 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 editionThe Loeb Classical Library edition of Arrian is in two volumes Thorough version with an updated translation of the original text and can be considered among the best accounts of Alexander's adult life Book also contains the Greek text side by side with the English

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Arrian Anabasis of Alexander Books I IV Loeb Classical Library No 236Arrian'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 supplementA 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 editionThe Loeb Classical Library edition of Arrian is in two volumes Arrian's Books in two volumes are perhaps the most informative and accurate existing account of the expeditions of Alexander the Great The accounts are historical and also give insight into the personality of Alexander Contrary to most histories the texts are an easy read with descriptions of places people and events giving the reader a good sense of the adventures encountered by Alexander and his men The tale is told directly Alexander's sexuality the love of his troops for their leader and all the other human ualities intermingled in a real life situation are presented without bias The text is in greek and english in flanking pages The footnotes are helpful providing clarity to definitions of words in their historical context The second volume contains various Appendixes providing added information on Military uestions India Mearchus' Voyage Alexander's Sea Captain etc For one wising to learn of Alexander this is the best source available

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READER ✓ DOC Arrian Anabasis of Alexander õ EYLTRANSFERSERVICES ✓ [Reading] ➿ Arrian: Anabasis of Alexander, Books I-IV (Loeb Classical Library No. 236) By Arrian – Eyltransferservices.co.uk Arrian's Anabasis of Alexander in seven books is the best account we have of Alexander's adult lifeArrian'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 supplementA 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 editionThe Loeb Classical Library edition of Arrian is in two volumes This book is one of two volumes written by Arrian on Alexander the Great So many books have been written about this fascinating and charigmatic young manAlthough most of the documents from Alexander's lifetime have vanishedthis one is the closest that we can get to himIn my own opinion I think that the documents that vanished may have been in the Alexandria libraryor possibly were the body or remains of Alexander areWhat I liked the most in this book is the fact that the name of the cities and places that Alexander conuered are also named with today's actual namesmaking it easy for us lovers of history to relate to today's geographyThe Theban battle is very well written with so many details not only the amount of horsescompanionshypastis and so on but the way that Alexander he himself plannedHow Alexander took care of the innocent peopleand how he cared for themexample the battle of Agis What he did to the citizens of Soli giving their land and money backDetails of Darius' motherwife and childrenFor instance I did not know that Dairus married his own sisterthere is so much in this book that it is really worth having if you are a true historian buff of Alexander's timeThe details of the army that conuered which tribe and cityHow many horses carriages elephants companions were used for each battleThe treason fo Philotas and the killing of Parmenioare also detailed hereThe revolt of AgisIndia and the Persian Empire plus detailes of Alexander's armyI enjoyed reading it very very muchI hope that you will do the same