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Xenophon : ethical principles and historical enquiry

Author: Fiona Hobden; Christopher Tuplin
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012.
Series: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum ;, 348.; Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum., History and archaeology of classical antiquity.
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The fourth century author Xenophon -- historian, philosopher, man of action - produced an output notable for diversity of content and consistency of moral outlook. This book explores some of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Xenophon; Xenophon; Xenophon.; Xenophon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fiona Hobden; Christopher Tuplin
ISBN: 9789004224377 9004224378 9789004234192 9004234195
OCLC Number: 794034803
Description: x, 791 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: 'Staying up late' : Plutarch's reading of Xenophon / Philip Stadter --
The Renaissance reception of Xenophon's Spartan constitution : preliminary observations / Noreen Humble --
A delightful retreat : Xenophon and the picturesque / Tim Rood --
Strauss on Xenophon / David M. Johnson --
Defending demokratia : Athenian justice and the trial of the Arginusae generals in Xenophon's Hellenica / Dustin Gish --
Timocrates' mission to Greece-once again / Guido Schepens --
Defences of Socrates: relative chronology, politics and religion / Michael Stokes --
Xenophon on Socrates' trial and death / Robin Waterfield --
Mind the gap : a 'snow lacuna' in Xenophon's Anabasis? / Shane Brennan --
Historical agency and self-awareness in Xenophon's Hellenica and Anabasis / Sarah Brown Ferrario --
Spartan 'friendship' and Xenophon's crafting of the Anabasis / Ellen Millender --
A spectacle of Greekness : panhellenism and the visual in Xenophon's Agesilaus / Rosie Harman. The nature and status of Sophia in the memorabilia / Louis-Andre Dorion --
Why did Xenophon write the last chapter of the Cynegeticus? / Louis L'Allier --
Best of the Persians : benevolence, self-interest and the 'ironic' reading of Cyropaedia / Gabriel Danzig --
Pheraulas is the answer, what was the question? (you cannot be Cyrus) / John Henderson --
Virtue and leadership in Xenophon : ideal leaders or ideal losers? / Melina Tamiolaki --
Does pride go before a fall? : Xenophon on arrogant pride / Lisa Irene Hau --
Xenophon and the Persian kiss / Pierre Pontier --
The wonder of freedom : Xenophon on slavery / Emily Baragwanath --
Economic thought and economic fact in the works of Xenophon / Thomas J. Figueira --
The philosophical background of Xenophon's Poroi / Stefan Schorn --
Strangers incorporated : outsiders in Xenophon's Poroi / Joseph Jansen.
Series Title: Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum ;, 348.; Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., Supplementum., History and archaeology of classical antiquity.
Responsibility: edited by Fiona Hobden, Christopher Tuplin.

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