By Pierre Briant
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Wilson (Loeb Classical Library [LCL], 1997) Aristotle, the whole Works, the Oxford translations revised by means of Jonathan Barnes (Bollingen variation, 1984) Arrian, Anabasis of Alexander and Indica, trans. P. A. Blunt (LCL, 1976-83) Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, trans. Charles Burton Gulick (LCL, 1928-33) Demosthenes, trans, unnamed, intro. via John Harrington (Everyman, ) Diodorus Siculus, Library of background, trans. C. H. Oldiather, Charles L Sherman, C. Bradford Welles, Russel M. Geer, and F. R. Walton (LCL, 1933-67) Herodotus, The Histories, trans. Aubrey de Selinconrt (Penguin, 1954; rev. ed. John Marincola, 1996) Isocrates, trans. George Norton (LCL, 1928) Josephus, The existence: opposed to Apion, trans. H. St. J. Thackeray; The Jewish struggle, trans. H. St. J. Thackeray; Jewish Antiquities, trans. H. St. J. Thackeray et al. (LCL, 1926-65 [ thirteen vols. ]) C. Nepos, trans. John C. Rolfe (LCL, 1984) Pausanius, Description of Greece, trans. W. H. S. Jones, H. A. Ormered, and (arranged via) R. E. Wycherley (LCL, 1918-35 [5 vols. ]) Plato, whole Works, a number of translators, ed. John M. Cooper (Hacked: variation, 1997) Plutarch: Lives, trans. John Dryden, rev. Arthur Hugh Clough (Modern Library, undated repr. of 1864 ed. ); Moralia, trans. Frank Cole Babbitt (LCL, 1931-36 [vols. 3-4]) Polyaenus, Stratagems of warfare, trans. R. Shepherd (Chicago: Ares, 1974). Polybius, The Histories, trans. W. R. Pa ton (LCL, 1922-27) [6 vols. ]) xix Translator's XX Preface QuintusCurhus, historical past of Alexander, trans. John C. Rolfe (LCL, 1946) Strabo, The Geography, trans. Horace Leonard Jones (LCL, 1928-30 [vols. 5-7]) Thucydides, The Peleponnesian battle, trans. Crawley (Modern Library, 1951 repr. of undated trans. ) Xenophon, Hellenica and Anabasis, trans. Carleton L. Brownson; Oeconomicus and Scripta Minora, trans. E. C. Marchant; Gyropaedia, trans. Walter Miller [some citations, trans. H. G. Dakyns (Everyman, 1992 repr. of 1914 ed. )] (LCL, 1914-25) The central historic assets for which no English variation was once to be had to me are Ctesias and Justin. Oriental Aramaic from Egypt: A. Cowley, Aramaic Papyri of the fifth Century B. C. (1923) [AP]; G. R. driving force, Aramaic records of the 5th Century B. C. (2d ed. , 1957) [AD]; Emil G. Kraeling, The Brooklyn Museum Aramaic Papyri (1953) [BMAP] Berossus: S. A. Burstein, The Babyloniaca ofBerossus (1978) outdated Persian, Roland G. Kent, previous Persian: Grammar Texts Lexicon (2d ed. , 1953) Biblical Jerusalem Bible i need to precise my gratitude to Larissa Bonfante, Professor of Classics at long island college, who supplied entry to a few of the variations indexed above; to Maureen Gallery Kovacs and Matthew W. Stolper for aid with technical terminology, particularly in numismatics and historic economic system and society respectively; and to sundry contribu tors to the newsgroup sci. lang for discussing a few imprecise French terminology. i've got scrupulously maintained the author's differences among ville and cite ('town' and 'city'; see p. 377), and among sanctuaire and temple, at his request. i'm additionally specifically thankful to my good friend and writer Jim Eisenbraun for commis sioning this undertaking in July 1996; after the French publisher's approval of the submitted specimen, translating all started on the very finish of that yr and continue in the course of, approximately, the 1st halves of 1997,1998, 2000, and 2001.