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They, astounded at the flash of the armor, and the swiftness of the charge, and attacked by showers of arrows and missiles, half naked as they were, never stopped to resist but gave way.


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About Arrian

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He also wrote a short account of a tour of inspection of the Black Sea coast in the traditional 'periplus' form (in Greek) addressed to the Emperor Hadrian the Periplus Ponti Euxini or "Circumnavigation of the Black Sea". Works

The Anabasis of Alexander

Arrian is an important historian because his work on Alexander is the widest read and arguably the most complete account of the Macedonian conqueror. Ptolemy was a general and Arrian relied on him as a professional of military science and hence for details of Alexander's battles on which Ptolemy was certainly well informed.

: /ˈæriən/; Latin: Lucius Flavius Arrianus Xenophon; Greek: Ἀρριανός c. Arrian is also considered as one of the founders of a primarily military-based focus on history. AD 86 – 160) was a Roman (ethnic Greek) historian public servant military commander and philosopher of the 2nd-century Roman period.

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