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Oeconomicus.

Author: Xenophon.; Sarah B Pomeroy
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1995. ©1995
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Oeconomicus is unique in Greek literature in combining a discussion of the proper management of a family or household and didactic material on agriculture within a Socratic dialogue. One of the richest primary sources for the social, economic, and intellectual history of classical Athens, it has been largely neglected despite the current widespread interest in the subjects discussed. This volume provides a new  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Xenophon.
Oeconomicus: A Social and Historical Commentary.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©1995
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Xenophon.; Sarah B Pomeroy
ISBN: 0198150253 9780198150251
OCLC Number: 1035690572
Description: 1 online resource (400 pages)

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The Oeconomicus is unique in Greek literature in combining a discussion of the proper management of a family or household and didactic material on agriculture within a Socratic dialogue. One of the richest primary sources for the social, economic, and intellectual history of classical Athens, it has been largely neglected despite the current widespread interest in the subjects discussed. This volume provides a new translation to complement the Oxford Classical Text, and a comprehensive introduction and commentary, making the book readily accessible to those both with and withoutGreek.

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