The Landmark Xenophon’s Hellenika : a New Translation
by Robert B Strassler
Editor: Random House USA Inc
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From the widely acclaimed publisher of Thucydides’ landmark Point and The History of Herodotus, here is a new edition of Xenophon is Hellenika, the main source for events in the seven-year final and following the Peloponnesian WarHellenika covers the years between 411 and 362 BCEparticularly spectacular of the period during which the alliances between Athens, Sparta, Thebes, and Persia were in a constant state of fluxTogether with the volumes of Herodotus and Thucydides, he makes an ancient account of the army and the political history of classical Greece.Xenophon was an Athenian who participated in the expedition of Cyrus the Younger against Cyrus, the brother of the Perisan King Artaxerces IILater, Xenophon joined the army’s Spartan and he was exiled from AthensIn addition to the Hellenika, a number of his attempts survived, including one on his recollections of his master, SocratesBeautifully illustrated, highly annotated, and filled with detailed, clear maps, this edition gives us a new faith, and completely accessible translation by John Marincola, a complete introduction by David Thomas, sixteen appendices written by the greatest classic scholars, and a vast chronology/chronology to clarify this period confusionUnlike any other edition of Hellenika, it also contains texts by Diodorus Siculus and the Historian Oxyrhynchus, with explanatory notes and a table that maps passages from the three works, which is perhaps essential for Xenophon’s assessment of reliability and quality as a historianLike the previous two editions of Benchmark Point, Xenophon’s Benchmark Point is Hellenika is the most readable and complete edition of the main story
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