oa Acta Classica : Proceedings of the Classical Association of South Africa - Diodorus' account of the Battle of Gaza
|Article Title||Diodorus' account of the Battle of Gaza|
|© Publisher:||Classical Association of South Africa (CASA)|
|Journal||Acta Classica : Proceedings of the Classical Association of South Africa|
|Affiliations||1 University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa.|
|Publication Date||Jan 1984|
|Pages||31 - 40|
|Keyword(s)||Battle of Gaza, Demetrius., Diodorus, Ptolemy and Seleucus|
Diodorus' narrative of the Battle of Gaza (312 B.C.) is straightforward, reasonably comprehensive and free from rhetorical embellishment. It is derived from the lost history of Hieronymus of Cardia which explains its coherence as a tactical narrative.
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