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held. Rather let me say this: that this book of mine is, and has been from my youth, more precious than country and kin and public advancement- indeed, for me it is these things." (Arrian (1976) [140s AD]. The Campaigns of Alexander. trans. Aubrey de Sélincourt. Penguin Books. ISBN 0-14-0442537) Nonetheless, Anabasis is considered to be a prototype work. His work on Alexander is the widest read, and arguably the most complete, account of the Macedonian conqueror. Its clarity, conciseness and readability confirm the mastery of words on the part of Arrian.

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