Arrianus. Expeditionis Alexandri. 1757.
Flavius Arrianus (ca. 85-150 A.D.) was a Greek who became a successful officer in the Roman army, and later a consul (129) and legate (131-7) in Cappadocia. He retired to Athens where he was archon in 145. His works include this valuable narrative in seven books relating the campaigns of Alexander the Great, with an eighth book describing India and Indian customs. He also authored a book about the philosophy of Epictetus. [OCL]
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