A History of My Times Penguin Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - A History of My Times Penguin Classics #ad - Combining history and memoir, this is a brilliant account of the triumphs and failures of city-states, and a portrait of Greece at a time of crisis. Continuing the story of the peloponnesian war at the point where Thucydides finished his magisterial history, this is a fascinating chronicle of the conflicts that ultimately led to the decline of Greece, and the wars with both Thebes and the might of Persia.

An athenian by birth, xenophon became a firm supporter of the Spartan cause, and fought against the Athenians in the battle of Coronea. Xenophon's history recounts nearly fifty turbulent years of warfare in Greece between 411 and 362 BC. Penguin Books.

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The Persian Expedition Penguin Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - Rex warner. We see the soldiers debate leaders and strategy in open assembly; we see them falling on their knees in superstitious fear; we see them planning a piratical colony on barbarian land. Xenophon, the persian expedition. Penguin classics. Xenophon’s epic march into the heart of Persia has stirred the imagination of free men for centuries.

The Persian Expedition Penguin Classics #ad - 1950 edition. And at the same time we share the rigors of the march to babylon, the uncertainty of the long road home through wild Armenia, and the relief at last when the Ten Thousand reach ‘the sea, the dismay of unexpected defeat, the sea!’. Collectible. Possibly written from diaries compiled at the time, there is no doubt that The Persian Expedition is one of the best pictures we have of Greeks confronting the ‘barbarian’ world.

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History of the Peloponnesian War

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Penguin Classics #ad - 1950 edition. Collectible. Written four hundred years before the birth of Christ, this detailed contemporary account of the struggle between Athens and Sparta stands an excellent chance of fulfilling the author's ambitious claim that the work "was done to last forever. The conflicts between the two empires over shipping, trade, and colonial expansion came to a head in 431 b.

C. In northern greece, and the entire Greek world was plunged into 27 years of war. Penguin classics. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Great book! Xenophon, the persian expedition. Rex warner. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

History of the Peloponnesian War #ad - Thucydides applied a passion for accuracy and a contempt for myth and romance in compiling this exhaustively factual record of the disastrous conflict that eventually ended the Athenian empire. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.

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Conversations of Socrates Penguin Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - Xenophon, the persian expedition. 1950 edition. In 'socrates' defence' xenophon defends his mentor against charges of arrogance made at his trial, while the 'Memoirs of Socrates' also starts with an impassioned plea for the rehabilitation of a wronged reputation. Rex warner. Along with 'the estate-manager', a practical economic treatise, a sparkling exploration of love, and 'The Dinner-Party', Xenophon's dialogues offer fascinating insights into the Socratic world and into the intellectual atmosphere and daily life of ancient Greece.

Xenophon's portrait is the only one other than Plato's to survive, and while it offers a very personal interpretation of Socratic thought, it also reveals much about the man and his philosophical views. Penguin Books. After the execution of socrates in 399 bc, a number of his followers wrote dialogues featuring him as the protagonist and, in so doing, transformed the great philosopher into a legendary figure.

Conversations of Socrates Penguin Classics #ad - Collectible. Great book! Penguin classics.

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The Histories

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Penguin Classics #ad - Xenophon, the persian expedition. Translated by aubrey de Sélincourt with an introduction and Notes by John M. Shelf 14. 4. 3. Great book! Penguin Books. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. 1950 edition.

Penguin classics. Collectible. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. Marincola. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.

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On Sparta Penguin Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - Great book! Penguin Books. Collectible. 1950 edition. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Penguin Books. Plutarch’s vivid and engaging portraits of the Spartans and their customs are a major source of our knowledge about the rise and fall of their remarkable Greek city-state between the sixth and third centuries BC.

Xenophon, the persian expedition. Rich in anecdote and detail, Plutarch’s writing brings to life the personalities and achievements of Sparta with unparalleled flair and humanity. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. Penguin classics.

On Sparta Penguin Classics #ad - Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. Shelf 14. 4. 3. Rex warner. Through his lives of sparta’s leaders and his recording of memorable Spartan Sayings, introduced a gruelling regimen of military training for boys, he depicts a people who lived frugally and mastered their emotions in all aspects of life, who disposed of unhealthy babies in a deep chasm, and treated their serfs brutally.

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The Histories Oxford World's Classics

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Oxford University Press #ad - Collectible. This new translation by robin Waterfield includes the first five books in their entirety, and all of the fragmentary Books 6 and 12. Brian mcging's lucid introduction discusses the period covered by the Histories, Polybius' outspoken views on how and how not, the themes and subject matter of the individual books, Polybius' major role in the reconstruction of Greece after the defeat of the Achaean League, and his significance for historiography.

Xenophon, the persian expedition. Rex warner. The book also includes succinct, maps, a glossary, clear notes, and an index of proper names. About the series: for over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Penguin Books. Each affordable volume reflects oxford's commitment to scholarship, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, including expert introductions by leading authorities, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, and much more.

The Histories Oxford World's Classics #ad - Penguin classics. Here is the first new translation for over thirty years of polybius' Histories, the defeat of Hannibal, the major source for our knowledge of the Eternal City's early rise to power, covering the years of the Second Punic War, and Rome's pivotal victories in the Mediterranean. Shelf 14.

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Hiero the Tyrant and Other Treatises Penguin Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - One of socrates' Athenian disciples in his youth, Xenophon c. In the dialogue between the poet simonides and Hiero, tyrant of Syracuse, Xenophon provides a consummate consideration of the burdens of being an absolute dictator and the superior happiness of the private man. Rex warner. These six treatises offer his informed insights into the nature of leadership.

Hiero the Tyrant and Other Treatises Penguin Classics #ad - 498-354 bc fought as a mercenary commander in Cyrus the Younger's campaign to seize the Persian throne, and later wrote a wide range of works on history, politics and philosophy. 1950 edition. Shelf 14. 4. 3. Great book! Xenophon, the persian expedition. Penguin Books. Elsewhere, his biography of king agesilaus ii of sparta depicts the author's patron as a model of piety, courage and wisdom, while other texts consider the essential qualities of the cavalry commander, analyse the skills of the horseman and the hunter, justice, and advance a bold economic plan for democratic Athens.

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The Rise and Fall of Athens: Nine Greek Lives

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Penguin Classics #ad - Penguin Books. Penguin Books. 1950 edition. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. Great book! Penguin classics. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines.

Shelf 14. 4. 3. Xenophon, the persian expedition. Collectible. Nine greek biographies illustrate the rise and fall of athens, through Solon, Themistocles, the city's founder, from the legendary days of Theseus, Aristides, Pericles, Cimon, and Alcibiades, Nicias, to the razing of its walls by Lysander. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.

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Livy: The Early History of Rome, Books I-V Penguin Classics Bks. 1-5

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Penguin Classics #ad - Collectible. 1950 edition. Penguin Books. Reprinting robert ogilvie's lucid 1971 introduction, informative maps, this highly regarded edition now boasts a new preface, bibliography, examining the text in light of recent Livy scholarship, and an index. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.

Xenophon, the persian expedition. Livy vividly depicts the great characters, and tales, legends, including the story of Romulus and Remus. Rex warner. With stylistic brilliance and historical imagination, the first five books of Livy's monumental history of Rome record events from the foundation of Rome through the history of the seven kings, the establishment of the Republic and its internal struggles, up to Rome's recovery after the fierce Gallic invasion of the fourth century B.

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The Campaigns of Alexander Penguin Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. Penguin Classics. Penguin Classics. The edition also includes maps, a list for further reading and a detailed index.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. Hamilton’s introduction, which discusses Arrian’s life and times, his synthesis of other classical sources and the composition of Alexander’s army. Arrian’s own experience as a military commander gave him unique insights into the life of the world’s greatest conqueror.

The Campaigns of Alexander Penguin Classics #ad - Great book! Rex warner. He tells of alexander’s violent suppression of the Theban rebellion, his total defeat of Persia, and his campaigns through Egypt, India and Babylon – establishing new cities and destroying others in his path. R. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines.

1950 edition. His passion was for glory only, and in that he was insatiable'Although written over four hundred years after Alexander’s death, Arrian’s Campaigns of Alexander is the most reliable account of the man and his achievements we have.

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