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From Arrian to Alexander : studies in historical interpretation

Author: A B Bosworth
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book attempts to achieve a new perspective in evaluating the sources of Alexander's reign. Instead of concentrating upon the lost first generation historians, Professor Bosworth focuses upon  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Arrian.; Alexandre, le Grand; Arrien.; Alexander, the Great; Arrian.; Arrien (0095?-0175?).; Alexandre, roi de Macédoine); Arrian.; Alexander, the Great
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A B Bosworth
ISBN: 0198148631 9780198148630
OCLC Number: 16004517
Description: x, 225 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introudction: some basic principles --
2. Arrian and his historical production --
3. Handling of sources --
4. Secondary sources --
5. Problem of the speeches --
6. Peroration: Arrian's view of Alexander --
7. Ephemerides: the tradition of the King's death --
8. Alexander's last plans.
Responsibility: A.B. Bosworth.
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