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A Noble Alliance: Herodotus, Thucydides, and Xenophon’s Procles ⋆

Emily Baragwanath

in Thucydides and Herodotus

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199593262
eISBN:
9780191752261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593262.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Xenophon, when he turned to writing history, harked back to his predecessors — and above all to the pair who form the subject of this collection — in ways that signal his adherence to the ... More


Implied Characterization and the Meaning of History in Xenophon’s Hellenica

Michael A. Flower

in Fame and Infamy: Essays on Characterization in Greek and Roman Biography and Historiography

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199662326
eISBN:
9780191799174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662326.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores Xenophon’s use of indirect characterization in his Hellenica. It argues that Xenophon’s subtle use of this device compels readers to take an active part in the construction both ... More


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