I Life and Writings of Arrian. 3 wrote many original books. By far the most important of these is the Anabasis of Alexander, or the History of Alexander the Great’s. The Anabasis Alexandri is an historical account written by Arrian. During the early 16th century, the Assassin Ezio Auditore da Firenze bought a copy of this book. Anabasis Alexandri Book VIII has 7 ratings and 0 reviews. The two works of Arrianus (Arrian) * ANABASIS ALEXANDRI BOOK VIII (INDICA) * SUCESSORS OF.

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Aelian Varia Historia, xii. Campaign against the Mallians continued. He also made use of Alexander’s letters, which he mentions five times; [6] only once, however, quoting the exact words of the writer. Anabasi archers, who were the first to approach, were put to rout, inasmuch as they were insufficiently armed; but the Agrianians stood their ground, for the Macedonian phalanx was zlexandri drawing near, at the head of which Alexander himself was seen.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Revolt op Clitus and Glaucias. Alexander therefore held off from the fugitives, and took their city by storm- Of those with him.

This they were able alexanri do so quickly because of the multitude of hands at their disposal.


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Alexander at Nysa III. Accordingly, many were there captured and killed, as were many also in the disorderly and panic-stricken retreat which ensued.

Execution of Callisthenes and Hermolaus. Revolt of Clitus and Glaudas.

This they did rather to make- a alexaandri of their own valour than to engage in a dangerous conflict with alexanndri enemy. Ephialtes was slain, and his men driven back into the city. The Anabasis of Alexander Greek: Voyage down the Hydaspes into the Acesines.

An Omen of Alexander’s Approax;hing Death. Defeat of the Mallians at the river Anabadis. It was noted for the low morahty of its inhabitants.

Eurybotas the Cretan, the captain of the archers, fell with about seventy of his men ; but the rest fled to the Macedonian guard and the royal shield-bearing troops. Alexander crosses the Hellespont and visits Troy. He improved the internal arrangements of his kingdom, and patronised art and litera- ture.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Callisthenes Opposes the Proposal to honour Alexander by Prostration. Method of Bridging Rivers. His achieve- ments have, therefore, not been related to mankind in a manner worthy of the hero.

But Datames, with the other two triremes, escaped by stealth at the beginning of the attack made by the ships with Proteas, and reached the rest of the Persian fleet in safety. Voyage down the Hydraotes and Acesines into the Indus. They finally set fire to it, and escaped through the Macedonian camp to the mountains. Anabzsis Army refuses to Advance.


On the division of Alexander’s empire he received Phrygia, Lyoia, and Pamphylia. Flavius Arrianus was born near the end of the first century of the Christian era, at Nicomedia, the capital of Bithynia.

Anabasis Alexandri Book VIII: Indica

Lists with This Book. This river flows from the same mountains as the Nestus and the Hebrus, an uninhabited and extensive range, joining on to Ehodope. She was given in marriage to her cousin Amyntas, who had a preferable claim to the Macedonian throne as the 20 The Anabasis of Alexander. These lectures were published alexajdri Arrian, under the title of Discourses of Epictetus, in eight books, the first four only of which have come down to us.

I consider that this would be in accordance neither with the fame of the Macedonians nor with my own eagerness for encountering danger.