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Introduction

Vivienne J. Gray

in Xenophon's Mirror of Princes: Reading the Reflections

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199563814
eISBN:
9780191724954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563814.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This Introduction briefly outlines the book. 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 ... More


Other early novelists

Stefan Tilg

in Chariton of Aphrodisias and the Invention of the Greek Love Novel

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576944
eISBN:
9780191722486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576944.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter three investigates Chariton's relation to other early novels and novelists as far as date and authorship are concerned. On grounds of language, style, and apparent borrowings from Chariton, ... More


Politics of Socratic Humor

John Lombardini

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520291034
eISBN:
9780520964914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291034.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

How was Socrates funny? Was he an ironist? Did he mock his interlocutors and, in doing so, show disdain for both them and the institutions of Athenian democracy? These questions were debated with ... More


Socrates Founding Political Philosophy in Xenophon's "Economist", "Symposium", and "Apology"

Thomas L. Pangle

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226642475
eISBN:
9780226642505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226642505.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In a famous pronouncement, Cicero observes that prior to Socrates, philosophic science “dealt with number and motion, and that from which all things originate and into which they return, and studied ... More


The Oligaithidai and their Victories (Pindar, Olympian 13; SLG 339, 340) *

W. S. Barrett

in Greek Lyric, Tragedy, and Textual Criticism: Collected Papers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203574
eISBN:
9780191708183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203574.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses Pindar's thirteenth Olympian. The ode celebrates a double Olympic victory (stadion and pentathlon) won in 464 by a member of the Corinthian family of the Oligaithidai, ... More


Xenophon: Hellenika II.3.11 - IV.2.8

Peter Krentz

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856686429
eISBN:
9781800343245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856686429.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The second part of the Hellenika, covering the decade after the end of the Peloponnesian War, is Xenophon at his best. It unfolds in a series of discrete, often dramatic, episodes: The Thirty at ... More


The 'Old Oligarch': The Constitution of the Athenians Attributed to Xenophon

J. L. Marr and P. J. Rhodes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856687761
eISBN:
9781800342804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856687761.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

'Old Oligarch' is a label often applied to the unknown author of the Athenian Constitution preserved with the works of Xenophon. Probably written in the mid-420s B.C., it is the earliest surviving ... More


Demosthenes' Assembly Speeches

Gunther Martin

in Divine Talk: Religious Argumentation in Demosthenes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199560226
eISBN:
9780191721427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560226.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the evidence for religious references in deliberative oratory before the Athenian assembly; outside speeches on religious matters, such references are mainly found in times of ... More


The Shorter Writings

Xenophon

Gregory A. McBrayer (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501718496
eISBN:
9781501718519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501718496.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This volume contains new, literal translations of Xenophon’s eight shorter writings along with interpretive essays on each work: Hiero, or The Skilled Tyrant; Agesilaus; Regime of the Lacedaemonians; ... More


After Pericles: The Decline of Athens?

Vincent Azoulay

in Pericles of Athens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154596
eISBN:
9781400851171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154596.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter considers the notion that Pericles' death marked the starting point of Athens's decadence. In The Peloponnesian War, Thucydides asserts that the death of Pericles was a turning point in ... More


Maps

Peter Krentz

in Xenophon: Hellenika II.3.11 - IV.2.8

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856686429
eISBN:
9781800343245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856686429.003.1111
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter includes the maps cited in the second part of Xenophon's Hellenika. The Peiraieus map shows the Hippodamian Agora, the conjectured road to the sanctuary of Bendis and the Dionysiastai, ... More


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


The Author's Voice in Classical and Late Antiquity

Anna Marmodoro and Jonathan Hill (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670567
eISBN:
9780191758188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670567.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

What significance does the voice or projected persona in which a text is written have for our understanding of the meaning of that text? This volume explores the persona of the author in antiquity, ... More


Moral History from Herodotus to Diodorus Siculus

Lisa Irene Hau

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474411073
eISBN:
9781474422048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411073.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book offers an interpretation of the first 500 years of history writing as a moral-didactic genre, and argues that this does not invalidate ancient Greek historiography as history. In Part I, it ... More


Dates Assigned to the Constitution of the Athenians

J. L. Marr and P. J. Rhodes (eds)

in The 'Old Oligarch': The Constitution of the Athenians Attributed to Xenophon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856687761
eISBN:
9781800342804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856687761.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter covers the dates assigned to Xenophon's Constitution of the Athenians, which was first championed by W. Roscher and reviewed by A. Fuchs in Quaestiones de Libris Xenophonteis de ... More


Select Bibliography

J. L. Marr and P. J. Rhodes (eds)

in The 'Old Oligarch': The Constitution of the Athenians Attributed to Xenophon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856687761
eISBN:
9781800342804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856687761.003.1235
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter covers the select bibliography of Xenophon's (Old Oligarch) short treatise Constitution of the Athenians (Athenaion Politeia). It gives a list of items that are cited in this book by ... More


The Gates of Germania: Space, Place, and Sexuality in Cornarius

Todd W. Reeser

in Setting Plato Straight: Translating Ancient Sexuality in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226307008
eISBN:
9780226307145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307145.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Because medicine was central to the reception of Platonic sexuality and because a change in place implied a consequent change in cultural humors, questions of space and cultural customs are relevant ... More


The Socratic Way of Life: Xenophon's "Memorabilia"

Thomas L. Pangle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226516899
eISBN:
9780226516929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226516929.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is the first book length study in English of the philosophic teaching of Xenophon's masterwork, showing the Memorabilia to be an essential, if deeply defensive, guide to understanding the ... More


The Passionate Statesman: Erõs and Politics in Plutarch's Lives

Jeffrey Beneker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695904
eISBN:
9780191741319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695904.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This book explores the intersection of passion and politics in Plutarch's Lives, with special emphasis on how Plutarch represents the influence of erōs (erotic desire) on the careers of his ... More


On Tyranny: Corrected and Expanded Edition, Including the Strauss-Kojeve Correspondence

Leo Strauss, Victor Gourevitch, and Michael S. f

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226030135
eISBN:
9780226033525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226033525.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

On Tyranny is Leo Strauss' classic reading of Xenophon's dialogue Hiero, or Tyrannicus, in which the tyrant Hiero and the poet Simonides discuss the advantages and disadvantages of exercising ... More


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