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The historie of Xenophon

Xenophon

The historie of Xenophon

containing the ascent of Cyrus into the higher countries, wherein is described the admirable iourney of ten thousand Grecians from Asia the lesse into the territories of Babylon, and their retrait from thence into Greece, notwithstanding the opposition of all their enemies. Whereunto is added a comparison of the Roman manner of warres with this of our time, out of Iustus Lipsius

by Xenophon

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Published by Printed by John Haviland for Raphe Mabb in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece,
  • Iran
    • Subjects:
    • Cyrus, the Younger, d. 401 B.C,
    • Greece -- History -- Expedition of Cyrus, 401 B.C,
    • Iran -- History -- To 640

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtranslated by Joh. Bingham.
      ContributionsLipsius, Justus, 1547-1606., Bingham, John, fl. 1616., Haviland, John, fl. 1613-1638, printer., Mab, Ralph, bookseller., English Printing Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF231.32 .A3 1623
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[8], 146, [14] p. ;
      Number of Pages146
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6904791M
      LC Control Number01009464


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Xenophon and the History of his Times examines Xenophon's longer historical works, the Hellenica and the Anabasis. Dillery considers how far these texts reflect the Greek intellectual world of the fourth and fifth centuries B.C., rather than focusing on the traditional question of how accurate they are as by: Some of the Hellenica is filled in, or even contradicted by the much later history of Diodorus of Sicily, but Xenophon remains the main narrative source, and the only extant contemporary source, for this key period in classical Greek history/5(44).

The history of Xenophon (v.3) Paperback – January 1, by. Xenophon. (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ Author. Xenophon. About the Author Xenophon was an Athenian gentleman born in the early s BC.

He was a fine officer and leader for Athens, but his support of Socrates led to his banishment. He lived under the protection of Sparta on an estate near Olympia, where he began to write his histories and : Penguin Publishing Group.

Xenophon and the History of his Times examines Xenophon's longer historical works, the Hellenica and the Anabasis. The historie of Xenophon book considers how far. Xenophon - Xenophon - Historical themes: Hellenica is a seven-book account of – in two distinct (perhaps chronologically widely separated) sections: the first (Book I and Book II through chapter 3, line 10) “completes” Thucydides (in largely un-Thucydidean fashion) by covering the last years of the Peloponnesian War (i.e., –); the second (the remainder) recounts the.

Xenophon was an ancient Greek general, aristocrat, and author of books on history, cavalry, and politics.

Hellenika picks up where Thucydides' book leaves off and covers the final years of the Peloponneseian War.4/5. Xenophon has books on Goodreads with ratings. Xenophon’s most popular book is The Persian Expedition.

Xenophon's Hellenica is a classical historical narrative divided into seven books which describes Greco-Persian history in the years BC The first two books narrate the final years of the Peloponnesian War from the exact moment in time at which Thucydides’ history ends.

Xenophon 's Cyropaedia, English edition. The Cyropaedia, sometimes spelled Cyropedia, is a partly fictional biography of Cyrus the Great the founder of Achaemenid Empire, the first Persian Empire. It was written around BC by Xenophon, the. Excellent as was the first book by Xenophon. Good read, fascinating perspectives, amazing translations.

The respect, care and concern for the equine (war, recreation, purchase, etc.) was way beyond what I expected - and this and the first volume were written 2, years ago. Seriously, don't miss them!Cited by:   Xenophon and the History of his Times examines Xenophon's longer historical works, the Hellenica and the y considers how far these texts reflect the Greek intellectual world of the fourth and fifth centuries B.C., rather than focusing on the traditional question of how accurate they are as : John Dillery.

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bce, Attica, Greece—died shortly beforeAttica), Greek historian and philosopher whose numerous surviving works are valuable for their depiction of late Classical Anabasis (“Upcountry March”) in particular was highly regarded in antiquity and had a strong influence on Latin literature.

Life. Xenophon’s life history before is scantily. Xenophon - Xenophon - Legacy: In post-Renaissance Europe Xenophon continued to be highly valued as long as the valuation by antiquity retained its authority. His works were widely edited and translated, and the environment was one in which, for example, the esteem in which Cyropaedia had been held by Romans such as Scipio Aemilianus found an echo.

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Xenophon ( BC), son of Gryllus, of the deme Erchia of Athens, was a soldier, mercenary and an admirer of Socrates. He is known for his writings on the history of his own times, the sayings of Socrates, and the life of Greece.

He participated i. Ina stilted English translation of Xenophon of Athens' story about Cyrus the Great's military campaigns was published. Now, a century later, a much more accessible edition of one of history's most extraordinary and successful leaders is emerging/5().

The Oeconomicus (Greek: Οἰκονομικός) by Xenophon is a Socratic dialogue principally about household management and agriculture. It is one of the earliest works on economics in its original sense of household management, and a significant source for the social and intellectual history of Classical Athens.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Xenophon. Historie of Xenophon. Norwood, N.J., Walter J.

Johnson, (OCoLC) The First and Second Books of Xenophon's Anabasis. the First Interlined, the Second with the Greek in the Natural Order of Ideas, and the Literal English Opposite, Also the Olynthiac Orations of Demos.

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Xenophon's History recounts nearly fifty turbulent years of warfare in Greece between and BC. Continuing the story of the Peloponnesian War at the point where Thucydides finished his magisterial history, this is a fascinating chronicle of the conflicts that ultimately led to the decline of Greece, and the wars with both Thebes and the might of Persia/5(5).

Xenophon: Xenophon's history of the affairs of Greece, in seven books: being a continuation of the Peloponnesian war; from the time where Thucydides ends to the battle at Mantinea. To which is prefixed an abstract of Thucydides, and a brief account of the land and naval forces of the ancient Greeks.

Cyropaedia of Xenophon The Life of Cyrus The Great. Book 1 Book 1, Section 1 [] The thought once occurred to us how many republics have been overthrown by people who preferred to live under any form of government other than a republican, and again, how many monarchies and how many oligarchies in times past have been abolished by the people.

Given the name of our blog, I would like to introduce a book truly legendary: Anabasis by Xenophon. Stay calm, it is not a book of philosophy or a Greek tragedy. It is a history book, but you can read it like an adventures one. An adventure that took place about years ago, but what adventure it was!/5.

Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top The history of Xenophon. Xenophon's History recounts nearly fifty turbulent years of warfare in Greece between and BC.

Continuing the story of the Peloponnesian War at the point where Thucydides finished his magisterial history, this is a fascinating chronicle of the conflicts that ultimately led to the decline of Greece, and the wars with both Thebes and the might of Persia.

Book 5, Section 3 [] As they thus proceeded, they arrived on the fourth day at the boundaries of Gobryas's domains. And as soon as Cyrus was in the enemy's country, he arranged in regular order under his own command the infantry and as much of the cavalry as seemed to him best.

Xenophon's masterpiece The Education of Cyrus—a work admired by Machiavelli for its lessons on leadership—is at last available in a new English translation for a new known as the Cyropaedia, this philosophical novel is loosely based on the accomplishments of Cyrus the Great, founder of the vast Persian Empire that later became the Brand: Cornell University Press.

The Persian Expedition - Ebook written by Xenophon. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Persian Expedition/5(14). The Cyropaedia (or Cyropedia) is a partly fictional biography of Cyrus the Great, written in the early 4th century BC by the Athenian gentleman-soldier, and student of Socrates, Xenophon of Athens.

Xenophon (circa – BC), son of Gryllus, also known as Xenophon of Athens, was a Greek historian, soldier, mercenary, philosopher and a contemporary and admirer of Socrates.

He is known for his writings on the history of his own times, the 4th century BC, preserving the sayings of Socrates, and descriptions of life in ancient Greece and Brand: Herne Ridge Ltd. The Hardcover of the The Economics Book: From Xenophon to Cryptocurrency, Milestones in the History of Economics by Steven G.

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$ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first. Both the unusual title "Anabasis" (literally "a journey up-country from the sea") and the work's seven-book structure reflect Arrian's emulation (in structure, style, and content) of the Greek historian Xenophon, whose own Anabasis in seven books concerned the earlier campaign "up-country" of Cyrus the Younger in BC.

The Persian Expedition - Ebook written by Xenophon. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Persian Expedition/5(13). Anabasis: the History Focus - Ebook written by Xenophon.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Anabasis: the History Focus.5/5(3). "The book culminates with the most rousing of Xenophon's dialogues, the 'Symposium,' which Robert Bartlett translates in a vein of affable vivacity The commentators demonstrate a tight grasp of content and structure, and their perspicuous analyses could well serve as models of how to approach the elaborate works of Xenophon."—Review of Brand: Cornell University Press.Xenophon, son of Gryllus, of the deme Erchia of Athens, also known as Xenophon of Athens, was a Greek historian, soldier, mercenary, and student of Socrates.

While not referred to as a philosopher by his contemporaries, his status as such is now a topic of debate. He is known for writing about the history of his own times, the late 5th and early 4th centuries BC, especially .