VON ALEXANDER LERNEN HEIßT SIEGEN LERNEN: AILIANOS’ TAKTISCHE RATSCHLÄGE FÜR KAISER TRAJAN
LEARNING FROM ALEXANDER MEANS LEARNING TO WIN. AILIANO'S TACTICAL ADVICE TO EMPEROR TRAJAN
Published by: Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai
Keywords: Trajan; Aelianus; Taktika; Polybius; tactic; Parthians.
Summary/Abstract: The present paper is a general survey of the work of an Aelianus who dedicated his Taktika to Trajan on the eve of the Parthian wars. The work, which has often been overlooked, shows how a contemporary scholar assumed that a knowledge of the tactics used by Alexander against the Persians (as predecessors to the Parthians) could still lead to success.
- Issue Year: 63/2018
- Issue No: 1
- Page Range: 15-33
- Page Count: 19
- Language: German