Politics and wine don't mix: reconciling contradictions in Arrian's Anabasis

Master's Thesis

Abstract

Arrian presents two conflicting summaries of Alexander the Great’s character in his Anabasis. This thesis explains how this conflict can be resolved through analysis of Arrian’s identity as a Roman Greek, his reliance on the classical literary tradition, and the social and political background of the second century A.D.

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URN
  • etd-04212014-130447

Author Kelly Renee Taylor
Advisor Christopher Baron
Contributor Keith Bradley, Committee Member
Contributor Catherine Schlegel, Committee Member
Contributor Christopher Baron, Committee Chair
Degree Level Master's Thesis
Degree Discipline Classics
Degree Name MA
Defense Date
  • 2014-04-15

Submission Date 2014-04-21
Country
  • United States of America

Subject
  • greek

  • classics

  • latin

  • literary analysis

  • arrian

  • anabasis

Publisher
  • University of Notre Dame

Language
  • English

Record Visibility and Access Public
Content License
  • All rights reserved

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