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Xenophon's many and sundry works characterize an immense resource of knowledge concerning the historical Greek international: for instance, approximately tradition, politics, social lifestyles and heritage within the fourth century BC, Socrates, horses and looking with canine, the Athenian financial system, and Sparta. in spite of the fact that, there was controversy approximately how his works can be learn. this option of important glossy severe essays will introduce readers to the big variety of his writing, the debates it has encouraged, and the interpretative methodologies which were used. A particularly written advent by way of Vivienne J. grey deals a survey of Xenophon's works, an account of his existence with admire to them, a short dialogue of contemporary readings, connection with sleek scholarship because the unique ebook of the articles, and a serious precis in their content material. numerous articles were translated for the 1st time from French and German, and all quotations were translated into English.

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