Arrian's Literary Development

  title={Arrian's Literary Development},
  author={Albert Brian Bosworth},
  journal={The Classical Quarterly},
  pages={163 - 185}
  • A. Bosworth
  • Published 1 May 1972
  • Art
  • The Classical Quarterly
There is relative agreement among modern scholars that the bulk of Arrian's literary activity came late in his life. What has become the standard theory was evolved by Eduard Schwartz, who maintained that it was only after the end of his public career that Arrian turned to writing. According to this hypothesis the Пєρίπλους of 131/ A.D. was a tentative preliminary monograph, which was followed in 136/7 by a work of similar genre, the . 

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