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Xenophon (430 - 354 BC), was a soldier, mercenary, and a contemporary and admirer of Socrates. He is known for his writings on the history of his own times, the 4th century BC, preserving the sayings of Socrates, and the life of ancient Greece.

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Authors: Xenophon, Hailstone, Herbert Publisher: Cambridge, Univ. Press Year published: 1889 Book contributor: Robarts - University of Toronto Language: grc 1 downloads in the last month Download Ebook: ( PDF ) ( EPUB )

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On Horsemanship is a treatise on horsemanship. Written c. 350 BC it is one of the oldest such in existence. Xenophon details the best qualities to look for in a horse, and the non-­abusive training of a horse in classical dressage and for military and general use. He quotes other, apparently more celebrated contemporaries of his, whose texts have since been lost, particularly a man named only "Simon".

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Among the earliest known works on choosing, caring for, and riding horses, this book is still hailed — 2,­300 years after it was written — as one of the most complete, thoughtful, and accessible guides of its type. Morris H. Morgan's fluid translation features 38 illustrations of this classic's practical tips and enlightened observations.

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English; H. G. Dakyns 1892

Greek; Xenophontis opera omnia, vol. 1, E.­C. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1900

This English-­Greek translation is interleaved in small sections allowing the student to quickly cross reference Greek terms to their English equivalents.

"Xenophon's Hellenica furnishes us with a contemporary record of a considerable and important period of Greek History - from the autumn of 411 to the summer of 362 - in all nearly forty-­nine years. It begins in the middle of the twenty first year of the Peloponnesian War, at the point - or more exactly within a few weeks of the point - where Thucydides' unfinished work suddenly breaks off. It ends with the battle of Mantinea, wherein the Spartans suffered a crushing defeat, and the Thebans left their hero Epaminondas dead upon the field. With the loss of their leader Theban supremacy was at an end; Spartan power sank never to rise to prominence again; the general result for Greece was ἀκρισία [δὲ] καὶ ταραχή (confusion and . . .

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Author: XenophonYear published: 1825Book contributor: Oxford UniversityLanguage: English1 downloads in the last monthDownload Ebook: (PDF) (EPUB)

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14 works of Xenophon Greek historian, soldier, mercenary, philosopher and a contemporary and admirer of Socrates (430-­354 BC) This ebook presents a collection of 14 works of Xenophon. A dynamic table of contents allows you to jump directly to the work selected. Table of Contents: - Agesilaus - Anabasis - Cyropaedia the education of Cyrus - Hellenica - Hiero - On Horsemanship - On Revenues - Polity Athenians and Lacedaemonians - The Apology - The Economist - The Memorabilia - The Memorable Thoughts of Socrates - The Sportsman - The Symposium

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