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Xenophon's Cyropaedia : style, genre, and literary technique

Author: Deborah Levine Gera
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
Series: Oxford classical monographs.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of the "Cyropaedia", an historical novel by the Greek writer Xenophon, based on the life of the Persian King Cyrus the Great. This book looks at the various genres in the work and combines  Read more...

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Named Person: Xenophon.; Cyrus, the Great King of Persia; Xénophon.; Xénophon (0430?-0355? av. J.-C.).; Xénophon; Xénophon
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Levine Gera
ISBN: 0198144776 9780198144779
OCLC Number: 25914230
Description: xii, 348 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: An introduction to the "Cyropaedia"; Socrates in Persia; the symposia of the "Cyropaedia"; romance, revenge and pathos - the novellas of the "Cyropaedia"; Xenophon and his hero.
Series Title: Oxford classical monographs.
Responsibility: Deborah Levine Gera.
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