Xenophon on Government (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics)

by Xenophon

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Science,
  • Government - General,
  • Literary Collections / Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • Constitution of Athens,
  • Hieron,
  • Lacedaemoniorum respublica,
  • Xenophon.,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy

Edition Notes

ContributionsVivienne J. Gray (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9632476M
ISBN 100521581540
ISBN 109780521581547

This work presents a new critical edition of The Spartan Constitution, a treatise in state philosophy attributed to the historian Xenophon (c. - c. B. C.). The Greek text, reconstructed on the basis of extant manuscript sources, is prefaced by an introduction and supplemented by a critical commentary and an English translation. The introduction discusses the problem of the text's. Book 1 - Book 2 - Book 3 - Book 4 - Book 5 - Book 6 - Book 7 - Book 8. Section 1 [] Forms of Governance: Republican vs. Monarchy. 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. In , a 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. okto-atelier.com: Xenophon: Anabasis (Loeb Classical Library) (English and Greek Edition) () by Xenophon and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(K).

Nicholas Xenophon (né Xenophou; 29 January ) is an Australian politician who was a Senator for South Australia from to He was the leader of two political parties: Nick Xenophon Team federally, and Nick Xenophon's SA-BEST in South Australia. In October , Xenophon resigned from the Australian Senate to contest a seat in the House of Assembly at the South Australian state Education: Prince Alfred College. LECTURES ON XENOPHON A course offered in the winter quarter, Edited and with an introduction by Christopher Nadon Christopher Nadon is associate professor of government at Claremont McKenna College. He is author of Xenophon’s Prince: Republic and Empire in the Cyropaedia (University of Book I Session 10 Cyropaedia, Book. Which sentence best describes the structure of the Spartan government circa BCE? Sparta was ruled by a citizen assembly, a council of elders, and two kings. Xenophon's book, the Anabasis, provided Alexander with information about the: HIST Chapter 4 30 Terms. ackecary. HIST Chapter 4 75 Terms. ackecary. HIST Chapter 3.

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Contains an introduction discussing Xenophon's views on government in the Xenophon on Government book of his general political thought and a commentary aimed primarily at students on the Greek text of each of the three works included - the Hiero (On Tyranny), the Constitution of the Spartans, and the pseudonymous Constitution of the Athenians.

Cited by: Xenophon of Athens (/ ˈ z ɛ n ə f ən,-ˌ f ɒ n /; Greek: Ξενοφῶν, Ancient Greek: [ksenopʰɔ̂ːn], Xenophōn; c. BC – BC) was an ancient Greek historian, philosopher, soldier, mercenary, and student of Socrates. As a soldier, Xenophon became commander of the Ten Thousand at about 30, with noted military historian Theodore Ayrault Dodge saying of him, “the centuries Born: c.

BC, Athens. The Cyropaedia, sometimes spelled Cyropedia, is a partly fictional biography of Cyrus the Great the founder of Achaemenid Empire, the first Persian okto-atelier.com was written around BC by Xenophon, the Athenian gentleman-soldier, and student of okto-atelier.com Latinized title Cyropaedia derives from Greek Kúrou paideía (Κύρου παιδεία), meaning "The Education of Cyrus".

Get this from a library. Xenophon on government. [Xenophon; Vivienne Gray] -- Xenophon of Athens was a pupil of Socrates and a philosopher in his own right. He wrote two of the texts included in this volume, the Hiero (On Tyranny) and the Constitution of the Spartans.

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Xenophon, Greek historian and philosopher whose numerous surviving works are valuable for their depiction of late Classical Greece.

His Anabasis (“Upcountry March”) in particular was highly regarded in antiquity and had a strong influence on Latin literature. Xenophon’s life history before is. This volume contains an introduction discussing Xenophon's views on government in the context of his general political thought and a commentary aimed primarily at.

Feb 10,  · Xenophon of Athens was a pupil of Socrates and a philosopher in his own right. He wrote two of the texts included in this volume, the Hiero (On Tyranny) and the Constitution of the Spartans. The third, the Constitution of the Athenians, is found under Xenophon's name alongside the 3/5(1).

THE APOLOGY By Xenophon Translation by H. Dakyns Xenophon the Athenian was born B.C. He was a pupil of Socrates. He marched with the Spartans, and was exiled from Athens. Sparta gave him land and property in Scillus, where he lived for many years before having to move once more, to settle in.

XENOPHON, SPARTAN SOCIETY - On Sparta - by Plutarch. APPENDIX. INTRODUCTION. In preparing his Lives of Spartans (Lycurgus in particular) Plutarch read many of the special studies of Sparta produced by Greek authors from the end of the fifth century onwards.1 The title which such works were usually given in Greek – Politeia – has no suitable one-word equivalent in English.

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 long.

Jan 18,  · Xenophon ( BCE) was an early disciple of Socrates and a contemporary of okto-atelier.com is best known as the mercenary general who wrote The Anabasis, which relates his adventures in leading his men out of Persia and back to Greece after the disastrous campaign of Cyrus the Younger.

The Anabasis has long been considered a classic and was used by Alexander the Great as a field Author: Joshua J. Mark. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures.

We deliver the joy of reading in % recycled packaging with free standard shipping on U.S. orders over $ Nov 10,  · The Economist of Xenophon by Xenophon; Wedderburn, Alexander D. (Alexander Dundas Ogilvy),HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: Xenophon, Cyropaedia Walter Miller, Ed.

("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") book: book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7 book 8. chapter: chapter 1 chapter 2 chapter 3 chapter 4 thought once occurred to us how many 1 republics have been overthrown by people who preferred to live under any form of government other than a.

Anabasis Book 1 and Book 4 are be available in paperback. Xenophon's Anabasis Book 1 ( mb, pdf., 1st ed., 13July) on Amazon Each of the pages of commentary includes 10 lines of Greek text (one-third of an OCT page, ) and corresponding vocabulary (7 or fewer times) and notes below on the same page.

All. [2] And in addition to this, we reflected that 1 cowherds are the rulers of their cattle, that grooms are the rulers of their horses, and that all who are called herdsmen might properly be regarded as the rulers of the animals over which they are placed in charge.

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May 01,  · 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’s Symposium portrays a dinner party at which Socrates speaks of love; and his Apology is an interesting complement to Plato’s account of Socrates’s defense at his trial. Volumes V and VI contain the Cyropaedia, a historical romance on the education of Cyrus (the Elder), reflects Xenophon’s ideas about rulers and government.

Xenophon (Ancient Greek Ξενοφῶν, Modern Greek "Ξενοφών", "Ξενοφώντας"; ca. – BC), son of Gryllus, of the deme Erchia of Athens, was a soldier, mercenary and a 4/5.

May 12,  · Hellenica (Xenophon)/Book 2/Chapter 3. From Wikisource The first is that democracy is a form of government detestable to persons like ourselves--to us and to you; the next is that the people of Athens could never be got to be friendly to our friends and saviours, the Lacedaemonians.

But on the loyalty of the better classes the. (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics) by Vivienne J. Gray Xenophon on Government (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics Buy Xenophon on Government (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics) by Xenophon (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Free UK delivery on eligible orders. Xenophon's APOLOGY describes Socrates' state of mind at his trial and execution, and especially his view that it was better to die before senility set in than to escape execution by humbling himself fore an unjust persecution.

Xenophon was away at the time, involved in the events of the march of Price: $ Xenophon c. B.C.-c. B.C. Greek historian and philosopher. Xenophon was a fourth-century Greek historian best known for his Hellenica, which began where Thucydides's History of the.

May 31,  · Xenophon the Athenian, perhaps better than anyone in history, unified the life of philosophy with the life of politics. His book, the Anabasis of Cyrus, shows you okto-atelier.com: David Bahr.

Xenophon: The third book of Xenophon's Anabasis, with a vocabulary, (London, New York [etc.] Longmans, Green and Co., ) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Xenophon: Three essays: on the duties of a cavalry general, on horsemanship, and on hunting.

Xenophon was a Greek historian, philosopher, mercenary, and a disciple of Socrates. He is known for recording historical data during 5 th and 4 th century BC. He documented historical facts of his era.

Xenophon’s most popular work has to be Hellenica which covered the continuation of the history of Peloponnecian war. Jun 07,  · Anabasis is a classic story of an army’s retreat from disaster, told by the man who was thrust into the role of saving okto-atelier.comis means “march inland from the coast,” which is a paradoxical title for a book that is mostly about a march to the coast from inland.

But the author, Xenophon, an Athenian, had a taste for irony, borrowed from his teacher, the great philosopher Socrates.

The Constitution of the Athenians, though clearly not by Xenophon, is an interesting document on politics at Athens. These eight books are collected in the last of the seven volumes of the Loeb Classical Library edition of Xenophon.

quotes from Xenophon: 'Anything forced is not beautiful', 'No human being will ever know the truth, for even if they happened to say it by chance, they would not know they had done so.', and 'In my experience, men who respond to good fortune with modesty and kindness are harder to find than those who face adversity with courage.

For in the very nature of things, success tends to create.Jun 28,  · Xenophon calls on government to keep PIRs 28 June ‘The Turnbull Government keeps talking about “jobs and growth” and innovation yet the overwhelming feedback that I and my team’s candidates have received from authors, publishers, artists and others in the industry is that this plan will hinder creativity and innovation and cost.LibriVox recording of Xenophon's Anabasis translated by H.

G. Daykins, read by LibriVox volunteers, and proofed, coordinated, and produced by Karen Merline. Xenophon the Athenian was born B.C. He was a pupil of Socrates. He marched with the Spartans, and was exiled from Athens. Sparta gave him land and property in Scillus, where he lived for many years before having to move once more, to.