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Arrianus of Nicomedia (Lucius Flavius Arrianus; Arrian)
(1,215 words)

b. between AD 85 and 90 in Nikomedia;

d. after AD 145/46 in Athens;

Greek historian and philosopher.

Works

Arrian wrote historical and philosophical works, as well as several technical treatises.

Manuscripts

Except for the central historical works, his extant writings are preserved in only one medieva…

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Kuhn-Chen, Barbara, “Arrianus of Nicomedia (Lucius Flavius Arrianus; Arrian)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0035>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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