- 368 pages
- Arrians History of Alexanders Expedition, Vol. 2 of 2
- Arrian Arrian
- 13 May 2018 Arrian Arrian
Excerpt From Arrian S History Of Alexander S Expedition, Vol 2 Of 2 Translated From The Greek With Notes Historical, Geographical, And CriticalAt Curtius Tells Us, Lib Viii Cap 10, 12, That The Inhabitants Affirmed Bacchus To Be The Founder Of Their City And He Indeed Built It At The Foot Of Mount Meros From The Name Of Which Aog, Femur A Thigh, The Grecians Feigned, That Bacchus Was Shut Up In The Thigh Of Jupiter, Because He Was Brought Up On This Mountain L Love An Author Dearly Who Goes Thoroughs Stitch With His Work, And Does Not Stumble At Straws Arrian Has Touched This Matter Tenderly And When He Comes To Confute It Afterwards, Chooses Rather To Do It In Another S Words Than His Own But Curtius Tells Us, Point Blank, It Is Every Tittle True To Prove The Truth Thereof, We Need Only Ask, Whether This Bacc Was An Eastern Or Western Deity I He Was An Indian God, How Came He By His Name Dionysus And Bacchus Are Greek Names, And Could Never Belong Originally To A God Of That Country If He Was A Greek Deity, How Came He Into India No Gmian Having Ever Travelled So Far, Before Alexander S Time Besides, How Came He To Be So Well Known There, And To Conquest India Alone, And Never To Be So Much As Heard Of In All The Countries Through Which He Must Have Marched With His Army, From Greece.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.