Arrian of Nicomedia
Stadter, Philip A.

Chapel Hill, NC University of North Carolina Press 1980 First edition Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 256 p. w/ appendices (including chronology of Arrian's life), endnotes, index, maps on endpapers. A study of the works and lifve of historian Falvius Arrianus of Nicomedia, not only a historian but also consul, proconsul, and governor of Cappodocia. His major work on Alexander is considered the most reliable and is discussed, as are his works on India and a book on hunting. His lost works on Bithynia, the successors of Alexander, and the war between Rome and Partha are covered as well. Very good Hardcover (Item ID: 17585)


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