Hellenica, Books 1-4

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Kessinger Publishing, Jun 1, 2004 - History - 288 pages
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After this the new admiral Hierax arrived from Lacedaemon. The naval force was transferred into his successor's hands, and under the happiest auspices Teleutias set sail for home. As he descended to the seashore to start on his homeward voyage there was not one among his soldiers who had not a warm shake of the hand for their old admiral. Here one presented him with a crown, and there another with a victor's wreath.

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Hellenica (Xenophon) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hellenica is an important work of the Greek writer Xenophon and one of the principle sources for the final seven years of the Peloponnesian War not covered ...
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Hellenica by Xenophon - Project Gutenberg
Download the free ebook: Hellenica by Xenophon. ... Title, Hellenica. Language, English. loc Class, PA: Language and Literatures: Classical Languages and ...
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Xenophon, Hellenica
Xenophon, Hellenica. Editions and translations: Greek | English Your current position in the text is marked in red. Click anywhere on the line to jump to ...
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JSTOR: A Supposed Lacuna at the Beginning of Xenophon's Hellenica
Xenophon's Hellenica is made up of two parts. The first part, extending from 1.1.1. to 2.3.9, was written in order to complete the unfinished history of ...
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Xenophon , Hellenica
109, and the opening words of the "Hellenica," see introductory remarks above. The scene of this sea-fight is, I think, the Hellespont. ...
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Stefan Stanke The Reception of the Plataean Debate in Xenophon’s ...
speeches in Hellenica 3.5.8-15 and in the Plataean debate in Thucydides (3.53-68). By doing this I. hope to show how Thucydidean ideas are actually picked ...
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Hellenica - Wikisource
The Hellenica is a major narrative history of ancient Greece, written by Xenophon. It picks up its account where Thucydides left off in 411 BC, ...
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Greek International Political Thought: Xenophon's Hellenica
Publication Type: Conference Paper/Unpublished Manuscript Abstract: An examination of the international political thought in Xenophon's Hellenica. ...
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Hellenica, Xenophon
Title: Hellenica Author: Xenophon Category: Classical E-Books ... Download Hellenica All Textkit downloads require Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or above. ...
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The Hellenica (Greek history) of Xenophon of Athens; a facing-page ...
0773459979 The Hellenica (Greek history) of Xenophon of Athens; a faci : Encyclopedia.com.
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About the author (2004)

Xenophon's life and personality is better known to us, perhaps, than that of any other Greek who lived before Alexander the Great. Much of his considerable output of historical writing and essays is frankly or implicitly autobiographical. He reveals himself as one of those many Athenians and other Greeks who turned to autocratic political models, including admiration of Persia, after the excesses of the Athenian democracy led to disaster in the Peloponnesian War. He also reveals himself as much more than a literary man and a critic of his times. A gentleman adventurer and something of a professional soldier, he followed in turn the philosopher Socrates, the Persian prince Cyrus the Younger, and the Spartan king Agesilaus, all of whom he wrote about with an air of close personal knowledge. His works include the autobiographical Anabasis, an account of his service with a mercenary Greek army that marched from Mesopotamia to the Black Sea after the defeat and death of the younger Cyrus. It provides the most detailed single perspective on the military practices and military mentality of Xenophon's age. His Hellenica, by contrast, is an impersonal continuation to the end of the Peloponnesian War of the work of Thucydides and a patchy memoir that concentrates on Sparta's fortunes until the definitive end of its power in 362 b.c. Xenophon's other major works are the Cyropaedia and the rambling Socratic dialogues known as the Memorabilia. The Cyropaedia is a fictional idealization of the career of Cyrus the Great, the only great conqueror known to the Greeks before Alexander. Often regarded merely as a novel, it is a species of a priori historical reconstruction. A retrojection of the military science and political values of the day into a largely unknown Persia of the past, it is intended to explain Cyrus's success on rational principles. The Memorabilia and the Socratic Apology that comes down with them contain nothing of philosophical value but are thought by some scholars to offer a possible corrective to Plato's altogether too Platonic Socrates. Xenophon had a conventional and second-rate mind, but he is a valuable resource because of his mediocrity. He enables us to make contact with an ordinary intellect from a world that often seems dominated by geniuses.

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