Chronology of Alexander’s Life

January / Winter
February / Winter
March / Spring
April / Spring
May / Spring
June /  Summer
July / Summer
August / Summer
September / Autumn
October / Autumn
November / Autumn
December / Winter

Texts used
Livius
Green, Peter
Alexander of Macedon 356 – 323 B.C. A Historical Biography (University of California Press 1991)
Wood, Michael
In the Footsteps Of Alexander the Great A Journey from Greece to India (BBC Books 2004)
Romm, James. Ed
The Landmark Arrian (Pantheon Books 2010)

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Arrian: A Quote and Some Comments (Book Seven)

On 31st August 2015 I started a daily series of posts comprising of one quote and a few comments from each chapter of Arrian’s Anabasis. I am using the Penguin Classics edition of the book.

Book Six Book Seven

Chapter One
Chapter Two
Chapter Three
Chapter Four
Chapter Five
Chapter Six
Chapter Seven
Chapter Eight
Chapter 9-11: Alexander’s Speech Part One and Part Two
Chapter Twelve
Chapter Thirteen
Chapter Fourteen
Chapter Fifteen
Chapter Sixteen
Chapter Seventeen
Chapter Eighteen
Chapter Nineteen
Chapter Twenty
Chapter Twenty-One
Chapter Twenty-Two
Chapter Twenty-Three
Chapter Twenty-Four
Chapter Twenty-Five
Chapter Twenty-Six
Chapter Twenty-Seven
Chapter Twenty-Eight
Chapter Twenty-Nine
Chapter Thirty

Book Six Book Seven

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Arrian: A Quote and Some Comments (Book Six)

On 31st August 2015 I started a daily series of posts comprising of one quote and a few comments from each chapter of Arrian’s Anabasis. I am using the Penguin Classics edition of the book.

Book Five Book Six Book Seven

Chapter One
Chapter Two
Chapter Three
Chapter Four
Chapter Five
Chapter Six
Chapter Seven
Chapter Eight
Chapter Nine
Chapter Ten
Chapter Eleven
Chapter Twelve
Chapter Thirteen
Chapter Fourteen
Chapter Fifteen
Chapter Sixteen
Chapter Seventeen
Chapter Eighteen
Chapter Nineteen
Chapter Twenty
Chapter Twenty-One
Chapter Twenty-Two
Chapter Twenty-Three
Chapter Twenty-Four
Chapter Twenty-Five
Chapter Twenty-Six
Chapter Twenty-Seven
Chapter Twenty-Eight
Chapter Twenty-Nine
Chapter Thirty

Book Five Book Six Book Seven

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Arrian: A Quote and Some Comments (Book Five)

On 31st August 2015 I started a daily series of posts comprising of one quote and a few comments from each chapter of Arrian’s Anabasis. I am using the Penguin Classics edition of the book.

Book Four Book Five Book Six

Chapter One
Chapter Two
Chapter Three
Chapter Four
Chapter Five
Chapter Six
Chapter Seven
Chapter Eight
Chapter Nine
Chapter Ten
Chapter Eleven
Chapter Twelve
Chapter Thirteen
Chapter Fourteen
Chapter Fifteen
Chapter Sixteen
Chapter Seventeen
Chapter Eighteen
Chapter Nineteen
Chapter Twenty
Chapter Twenty-One
Chapter Twenty-Two
Chapter Twenty-Three
Chapter Twenty-Four
Chapter 25-27: Alexander’s Speech Part One and Part Two
Chapter 27-28: Coenus’ Speech
Chapter Twenty-Nine

Book Four Book Five Book Six

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Arrian: A Quote and Some Comments (Book Four)

On 31st August 2015 I started a daily series of posts comprising of one quote and a few comments from each chapter of Arrian’s Anabasis. I am using the Penguin Classics edition of the book.

Book Three Book Four Book Five

Chapter One
Chapter Two
Chapter Three
Chapter Four
Chapter Five
Chapter Six
Chapter Seven
Chapter Eight
Chapter Nine
Chapter Ten
Chapter Eleven
Chapter Twelve
Chapter Thirteen
Chapter Fourteen
Chapter Fifteen
Chapter Sixteen
Chapter Seventeen
Chapter Eighteen
Chapter Nineteen
Chapter Twenty
Chapter Twenty-One
Chapter Twenty-Two
Chapter Twenty-Three
Chapter Twenty-Four
Chapter Twenty-Five
Chapter Twenty-Six
Chapter Twenty-Seven
Chapter Twenty-Eight
Chapter Twenty-Nine
Chapter Thirty

Book Three Book Four Book Five

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Arrian: A Book and Some Comments (Book Three)

On 31st August 2015 I started a daily series of posts comprising of one quote and a few comments from each chapter of Arrian’s Anabasis. I am using the Penguin Classics edition of the book.

Book Two Book Three Book Four

Chapter One
Chapter Two
Chapter Three
Chapter Four
Chapter Five
Chapter Six
Chapter Seven
Chapter Eight
Chapter Nine
Chapter Ten
Chapter Eleven
Chapter Twelve
Chapter Thirteen
Chapter Fourteen
Chapter Fifteen
Chapter Sixteen
Chapter Seventeen
Chapter Eighteen
Chapter Nineteen
Chapter Twenty
Chapter Twenty-One
Chapter Twenty-Two
Chapter Twenty-Three
Chapter Twenty-Four
Chapter Twenty-Five
Chapter Twenty-Six
Chapter Twenty-Seven
Chapter Twenty-Eight
Chapter Twenty-Nine
Chapter Thirty

Book Two Book Three Book Four

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Arrian: A Quote and Some Comments

On 31st August 2015 I started a daily series of posts comprising of one quote and a few comments from each chapter of Arrian’s Anabasis. I am using the Penguin Classics edition of the book.

Book One
Book Two
Book Three
Book Four
Book Five
Book Six
Book Seven

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Arrian: A Quote and Some Comments (Book Two)

On 31st August 2015 I started a daily series of posts comprising of one quote and a few comments from each chapter of Arrian’s Anabasis. I am using the Penguin Classics edition of the book.

Book One Book Two Book Three

Chapter One
Chapter Two
Chapter Three
Chapter Four
Chapter Five
Chapter Six
Chapter Seven
Chapter Eight
Chapter Nine
Chapter Ten
Chapter Eleven
Chapter Twelve
Chapter Thirteen
Chapter Fourteen
Chapter Fifteen
Chapter Sixteen
Chapter Seventeen
Chapter Eighteen
Chapter Nineteen
Chapter Twenty
Chapter Twenty-One
Chapter Twenty-Two
Chapter Twenty-Three
Fall of Tyre – A Brief Chronology
Chapter Twenty-Four
Chapter Twenty-Five
Chapter Twenty-Six
Chapter Twenty-Seven

Book One Book Two Book Three

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Arrian: A Quote and Some Comments (Book One)

On 31st August 2015 I started a daily series of posts comprising of one quote and a few comments from each chapter of Arrian’s Anabasis. I am using the Penguin Classics edition of the book.

Book One – Book Two
Chapter One
Chapter Two
Chapter Three
Chapter Four
Chapter Five
Chapter Six
Chapter Seven
Chapter Eight
Chapter Nine
Chapter Ten
Chapter Eleven
Chapter Twelve
Chapter Thirteen
Chapter Fourteen
Chapter Fifteen
Chapter Sixteen
Chapter Seventeen
Chapter Eighteen
Chapter Nineteen
Chapter Twenty
Chapter Twenty-One
Chapter Twenty-Two
Chapter Twenty-Three
Chapter Twenty-Four
Chapter Twenty-Five
Chapter Twenty-Six
Chapter Twenty-Seven
Chapter Twenty-Eight
Chapter Twenty-Nine
Book One – Book Two

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Alexander and the Journalists

In these posts I look at on-line articles about Alexander and test their accuracy against what the sources tell us about him

The Gordian Knot
Horsing Around
Alexander the Great Sharer
The Knowledge (of Alexander)
Iran, Beards, and Money Management
Shields and Public Shaming
To Whom Does This ‘No’ Belong?
The Man Who Conquered A Land That Wasn’t There
Alexander the Hungover Conqueror
The History That Never Was
An Empathetic Leader
Alexander Eschate the Early City and Other Suspect Statements

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