Arrian of Nicomedia

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  • Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
  • Format: Paperback | 272 pages
  • Dimensions: 146mm x 234mm x 20mm | 440g
  • Publication date: 15 May 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Chapel Hill
  • ISBN 10: 0807865982
  • ISBN 13: 9780807865989
  • Edition statement: Reissue
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 1,642,859

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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 Greek historiography and of the intellectual life of the second century A.D. Originally published in 1980. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.

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