Arrianus Arrianus Anabasis Alexandri

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Anabasis Alexandri

 
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The famous work of Arrianus about the Greek Alexander the Great with the name ANABASIS ALEXANDRI

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Lucius Flavius Arrianus was born near the end of the first century of the Christian era, at Nicomedia, the capital of Bithynia. He became a pupil of the famous Stoic philosopher Epictetus, and afterwards went to Athens, where he received the surname of the "younger Xenophon," from the fact that he occupied the same relation to Epictetus as Xenophon did to Socrates.' Not only was he called Xenophon by others, but he calls himself so in "Cynegeticus" (v. 6); and in "Periplus"(xii. 5; xxv. 1), he distinguishes Xenophon by the addition the elder.' Lucian (" Alexander," 56) calls Arrian simply Xenophon. During the stay of the emperor Hadrian at Athens, A.D. 126, Arrian gained his friendship. He accompanied his patron to Rome, where he received the Roman citizenship. In consequence of this, he assumed the name of Flavius. In the same way the Jewish historian, Josephus, had been allowed by Vespasian and Titus to bear the imperial name Flavius.

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