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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The Mitylenaeans, therefore, being excluded from the land, and being blockaded on the sea by many ships lying at anchor, sent to Pharnabazus and came to the following agree- ment: Voyage down the Hydaspes continued. They also led SyrphaXj and his son Pelagon, and the sons of Syrphax’s brothers out of the temple and stoned them to death. Raphelius, Amsterdam, ; A. The Tenedians pre- ferred to be on terms of amity with Alexander and the Greeks ; but in the present crisis it seemed impossible to save themselves except by yielding to the Persians, since Hegelochus, who had been commissioned by Alex- ander to collect another naval force, had not yet gathered so large a fleet as to warrant them in expecting any speedy succour from him.

It was at once evident to the king that the physician was acting honourably in giving the medicine, for he was not alarmed at the letter, but only so much the more exhorted the king to obey all the other prescriptions which he might give, promising that his life would be saved if he obeyed his instructions.

To their parents and children he granted exemption from imposts on agricultural produce, and he relieved them from all personal services and’ taxes upon property. However, he ordered Charidemus alone of the men whom he had demanded as prisoners and who had not been given up, to go into banishment. Execution of Callisthenes and Hermolaus.

The Anabasis of Alexander

These lectures were published by Arrian, under the title of Discourses of Epictetusin eight books, the first four only apexandri which have come down to us. But the cavalry were no use to him in a place so rough and unfavourable.

The two chief sources from which he drew his narrative were the histories anbaasis by Ptolemyj son of LaguSj and Arjs- tobulus, son of Aristobulus, both of whom were officers in Alexander’s army.

He tried to force a landing; but the barbarians came to meet him at the brink of the river, where the ships were making the assault. Losses of the Combatants. The Siege of Tyre. He also compiled The Enchiridion of Epictetusan abstract of the philosophy of Epictetus, which is still extant. Defeat and Death of Spitamenes. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. However, he replied that whenever his present enterprise had been successfully achieved, they might then come as ambassadors to treat on behalf of the same persons.

Some of the men in the city, however, perceiving that there were only two of them, and that they were approaching the wall incon- siderately, rushed out upon them; but they slew those who came near, ansbasis hurled xlexandri at those who stood at a distance.

Clitus had been subdued by Philip in B. Voyage down the Acesines VI. He was murdered by a young noble named Pausanias, who stabbed him at the festival which he was holding to celebrate the marriage of his daughter with Alexander, king of Epirus. He survived this event two years, and died B.

Thet crossed over by night to a spot where anabazis corn stood high ; and in this way they reached the bank more secretly. They resolved to occupy the Cadmea with a garrison ; to raze the city to the ground; to distribute among alxeandri all the territory, except what was dedicated to the gods ; and to sell into slavery the women and anabasiw, and as many of the males as survived, except those who were priests or priestesses, and those who were bound to Philip or Alexander by the ties of hospi- tality or had been public agents of the Macedonians.

Voyage down the Hydaspes continued. Afc the present juncture the first repulse would be diflScult to retrieve, as well as perilous for the issue of the whole war. Porus obstructs Alexander’s Passage.

On account of his fatigue he could not be roused from sleep, but being disquieted by the sound he brushed her away gently with his hand. Though inspired with admiration for his hero, the author evinces impartiality and freedom from hero-worship. But Clitus and Glaucias still imagined that they had caught Alexander in a disadvantageous position ; for they were occupying the mountains, which commanded the plain by their height, with a large body of cavalry, javelin-throwers, and slingers, besides a considerable number of heavy – armed infantry.

Of the Persian cavalry only about IjOOO were killed ; for Alexander did not pursue them far, but turned aside to attack the Greek mercen- aries, the main body of whom was still remaining where it was posted at first. For Onares read Omares. But 1 The heavy cavalry, wholly or chiefly composed of Macedonians by birth, was known by the honourable name of iralpoi, Conapanions, or Brothers in Arms.

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Alliance with the Scythians and Chorasmians. These arms were said to have been carried in front of him into the battles by the shield-bearing guards.

Alexander crosses the Hindu-Koosh. It was a Bhodian colony on alesandri coast of Cilicia, between the rivers Cydnus and Lamus. He induced the tragic poets, Euripides and Agathon, as well as the epic poet Choerilus, to visit him ; and treated Euripides especially with favour.

His father was Farmenio, the most experienced of Alexander’s generals. Voyage down the Alexandr into the Sea. Then, aleexandri, they gave way, after about of them had been killed. But then, having regained his courage from the fact that the Persian fleet was not far off, he made up his mind to preserve the city for Darius.

They were long troublesome to Macedonia, but were subdued by Philip the father of Alexander, who, however, allowed them to retain their own chiefs. Predictions of Alexander’s Death Compare the conduct of the two centurions Palfio and Varenus in the country of the Nertii. Gordium is in the Phrygia which lies near the Hellespont, and is situated upon the river Sangarius, which takes its rise in Phrygia, but, flowing through the land of the Bithynian Thracians, falls into the Euxine Sea.

Rebellion of tiie Sogdianians He afterwards proved to Philip that he was a faithful friend anabwsis him ; and anabasiss the rest of those a;bout he proved that he had perfect confidence in his friends by refusing to entertain any suspicion of their fidelity ; and at the same time he showed that he could meet death with dauntless courage.

Campaign against the Mallians continued. But if the south wind prevails it is impossible to journey along the beach. Since the battle of Chaeronea, this citadel had been held by a Macedonian garrison. A small work by Arrian on the Chase, forms a supplement to Xenophon’s book on the same subject.

Description of the Euphrates and the Pallaoopas.