Arrian

Arrian: The Discourses of Epictetus

The Discourses of Epictetus (Greek: Ἐπικτήτου διατριβαί) are an account of the oral teachings of the 2nd century Stoic philosopher recorded by his pupil, Arrian.

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Free online texts

Internet Archive: The discourses of Epictetus with the Encheiridion and Fragments, translated by George Long (1890).

Internet Archive: The discourses and manual, together with fragments of his writings, translated by P. E. Matheson (1916).

Internet Archive: The Moral Discourses of Epictetus, translated by Elizabeth Carter.

Loebulus. L131 - Epictetus -- Discourses, Books 1-2. PDF of public domain Loeb edition in Greek and English.

Loebulus. L218 - Epictetus -- Discourses, Books 3-4. Fragments. The Encheiridion. PDF of public domain Loeb edition in Greek and English.

Perseus: Greek text (Teubner 1916). English text, translated by George Long (1890).

Wikisource: Greek text

Other Resources

BBC In Our Time: Stoicism - radio discussion with Melvyn Bragg, Angie Hobbs, Jonathan Rée and David Sedley.

History of Philosophy without any gaps: You Can Chain My Leg: Epictetus - podcast by philosopher Peter Adamson.

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Epictetus.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Epictetus.

Wikipedia: The Discourses of Epictetus.

 The Discourses at Amazon.com, .uk, .fr, .de, .ca.

The Great Conversation: Further reading at Tom's Learning Notes.

The Enchiridion - A shorter compilation of Epictetus' moral teachings by Arrian.

The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius - a self-examination along Stoic lines of a kind recommended by Epictetus.

Ancient Greek resources: Learn to read Greek classics in the original.


Arrian: The Enchiridion of Epictetus

The Enchiridion or Manual of Epictetus is a short compilation of the ethical teachings of the 2nd century Stoic philosopher by his pupil, the writer and historian Arrian.

The Enchiridion at Amazon.com, .uk, .fr, .de, .ca.

Free online texts

Internet Archive: The discourses of Epictetus with the Encheiridion and Fragments, translated by George Long (1890).

Internet Archive: The discourses and manual, together with fragments of his writings, translated by P. E. Matheson (1916).

Loebulus. L218 - Discourses, Books 3-4. Fragments. The Encheiridion. PDF of public domain Loeb edition in Greek and English.

Perseus: Greek text. English text, translated by George Long.

Wikisource: The Enchiridion. Greek textEnglish text, translated by George Long.

Other Resources

BBC In Our Time: Stoicism - radio discussion with Melvyn Bragg, Angie Hobbs, Jonathan Rée and David Sedley.

History of Philosophy without any gaps: You Can Chain My Leg: Epictetus - podcast by philosopher Peter Adamson.

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Epictetus.

Librivox: The Enchiridion - public domain audiobook.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Epictetus.

Wikipedia: Enchiridion of Epictetus.

The Enchiridion at Amazon.com, .uk, .fr, .de, .ca.

The Great Conversation: Further reading at Tom's Learning Notes.

The Discourses of Epictetus - Another, more extended account of his master's teachings by Arrian.

The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius - a self-examination along the stoic lines recommended by Epictetus.

Ancient Greek resources: Learn to read Greek classics in the original.

 


Arrian: The Anabasis of Alexander

Alexander_the_Great_mosaicThe Anabasis of Alexander (Greek: Ἀλεξάνδρου Ἀνάβασις) is an account of the conquests of Alexander the Great by Arrian, a Greek historian of the second century CE. The title reflects the influence of Xenophon's Anabasis on its structure and approach.

Arrian's work is the fullest extant account from the ancient world of Alexander's campaigns, drawing on contemporary sources which are now lost.

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Free online texts

Loebulus. L236 - Arrian -- Anabasis Alexandri, Books 1-4. PDF of public domain Loeb edition in Greek and English.

Perseus: Anabasis Alexandri, Greek text, edited by A.G. Roos (Teubner 1907).

Wikisource: The Anabasis of Alexander; or, The history of the wars and conquests of Alexander the Great.  (1884)  by Arrian, translated by E. J. Chinnock. Online, downloadable via Bookcreator. Greek text: Αλεξάνδρου Ανάβασις.

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