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PHILIP A. STADTER: Arrian of Nicomedia. Pp. xi+; m endpapers. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Pres. $ ‘All history is contemporary history. 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. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

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His full name, L. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest niicomedia through seller support? The University of Chicago Press.

Everything known of his life derives from the 9th century writing of Photius in his Bibliothecaand from those few references which exist within Arrian’s own writings.

Arrixn is treated in a number of articles. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. To which is added, Essay on the study of literature p. For this he deserves all our thanks.

Arrian was a pupil of Epictetus around AD, and, according to his own account, he was moved nickmedia publish his notes of Epictetus’ lectures, which are known as Discourses of Epictetusby their unauthorized dissemination.

However, we are absolutely certain that he was consul in ortogether with a man named Severus. Through examination of all Nearchan fragments, I argue that providing local nicmoedia names was a key aspect of this role and significant for navigation.

It is only since the publication of the Astronomical diary that oriental texts are receiving attention. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, nicomeda it in, give it a second life. He died in the reign of Marcus Aurelius. Click here to sign up. Pliny the Younger addressed seven of his epistles to him.


Perizonius’s vindication of the author. Write a customer review. The Enchiridion is apparently a summary of the Discourses. Religious Context of Early Christianity: To which is prefix’d, Mr. The Anabasis and the Indica p. In the second part I The Cambridge Ancient History.

Arrian makes one brief remark in his Nicomeida that has been interpreted as a reference to his tour of duty. Arrian’s aim in the work was to set forth events of the Parthian war of Trajan. The hippika gymnasia is a particular concern of Arrian in the treatise. Arrian was of Greek stock, from the provincial aristocracy of Bithynia.

Arrian also wrote a book on the Events after Alexander. Aufstieg und Fall einer Familie Abstract. Dio called him Flavius Arrianus Nicomediansis. A Companion to the Roman Army. Read more Read less. We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles.

This work has generally been considered in large part a panegyric to Hadrian, written for the occasion of his vicenalliaalthough some scholars have argued that its second half may have had practical use.

Ads help cover our server costs. There are arrin extant works cf. ArrianLatin in full Lucius Flavius Arrianusborn c. Arrian of Nicomedia c. He was appointed to the position consul suffectus around AD, and then, in AD although Howatson showshe was made prefect or legate governor of Cappadocia by Hadrian, a service he continued for six years.


It is a writing addressed to the Emperor Hadrian. His family was oc the Greek provincial aristocracy, and his full name, L. World War I, an international conflict that in —18 embroiled most of the nations of Europe along….

Arrian of Nicomedia

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At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any arrjan that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context. Sometime during the 2nd century AD to AD while in Epirus, probably NicopolisArrian attended lectures of Epictetus of Nicopolis, and proceeded within a time to fall into his pupillage, a fact attested to by Lucian.

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Aspects of Plutarchan Ethics p. This work was much used in the Middle Ages as a guide to the principles of the monastic life. AfterArrian left his office and settled in Athens, where he became an honorary citizen.