Arrian Anabasis Of Alexander Books I Iv Loeb Classical Library No 236 -

arrian anabasis of alexander books i iv loeb classical - 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 supplement a 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, loeb classical library harvard university press - the loeb classical library is the only series of books which through original text and english translation gives access to our entire greek and latin heritage convenient and well printed pocket volumes feature up to date text and accurate and literate english translations on each facing page the editors provide substantive introductions as well as essential critical and explanatory notes, alexander the great wikipedia - alexander was born on the sixth day of the ancient greek month of hekatombaion which probably corresponds to 20 july 356 bc although the exact date is disputed in pella the capital of the kingdom of macedon he was the son of the king of macedon philip ii and his fourth wife olympias the daughter of neoptolemus i king of epirus although philip had seven or eight wives olympias was, hellenistic monarchs sketches in the history of western - hellenistic monarchs down to the roman empire the hellenistic age suffers from some of the same disabilities as late antiquity i e it doesn t measure up to the brilliance of the golden age of greece and of late republican and early imperial rome, rome and romania roman emperors byzantine emperors etc - caught in that sensual music all neglect monuments of unageing intellect william butler yeats 1865 1939 sailing to byzantium rome casts a long shadow i am writing in the latin alphabet i am using the roman calendar with its names of the months