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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


Xenophon's Mirror of Princes: Reading the Reflections

Vivienne J. Gray

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199563814
eISBN:
9780191724954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563814.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is about Xenophon's literary presentation of the leadership of individuals in their communities, from those of private households up to those of great empires. Leadership is his main ... 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


The King’s Peace

George Cawkwell

in Cyrene to Chaeronea: Selected Essays on Ancient Greek History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199593286
eISBN:
9780191804557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199593286.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter analyzes Xenophon's treatment of the relations of Persia and the Greeks in Hellenica, focusing on his account of the King's Peace. It argues that not only were Xenophon's normal notices ... More


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