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Xenophon Quotes

Dear fellow Xenophon readers: Nota Bene: Did you know… that Spartiates (full Spartan male citizens) served in the army till they reached the age of sixty? (4.5.14c) Book 4 concerns itself mostly with the land battles still raging in Greece itsel… Continue reading

07. April 2010 by Arrian
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Xenophon is my newspaper

“Literature is news that stays news” – Ezra Pound Xenophon has been my ‘newspaper’ for the last couple of months. I hope your reading so far has been great. As you know our next conference call is on Monday Feb 22. I am sending out individual requ… Continue reading

17. February 2010 by Arrian
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Xenophon’s Hellenika – Book I List of Names

Athenian (mostly leaders, i.e. generals, admirals) Thymocares Alcibiades Thrasyllos Theramenes Thrasyboulos Eumachos Konon Diomedon Aristokrates Pericles Erasinides Protomachos Lysias Aristogenes Archedamos (a city leader at Athens) Timokrates Kal… Continue reading

15. January 2010 by Arrian
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