Xenophon's Anabasis, Books 1-4 by Joseph William Hewitt Maurice W. Mather

By Joseph William Hewitt Maurice W. Mather

Born within the latter 1/2 the 5th century B.C. close to Athens, Xenophon loved the simplest of academic and social benefits and for a time used to be a student and buddy of Socrates. In 401 B.C., in spite of the fact that, he was once led via provides of event and fortune to affix the ill-fated day trip of Cyrus opposed to his brother, Artaxerxes the second one of Persia. After Cyrus misplaced his existence and the opposite officials have been murdered, Xenophon grew to become one of many prime spirits of the military, finally exacting revenge at the Persians, then retiring to Scillus, in Elis, to a lifetime of carrying and literary task. It used to be there that he composed the Anabasis, or "Up-Country March," a painstaking yet brightly written account of the day trip and his lifestyles as a Greek soldier that has continued during the ages.A basically written ancient and literary advent, copious notes to the textual content, and an entire vocabulary make this ebook important to starting and complex scholars alike.

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2727 88 31. A Greek cutlass. , Fig. 277 89 32. An Assyrian archer and attendant with a long shield. Layard, Monuments of Nineveh, Pl. 78 89 33. Driving a Greek chariot. Baumeister, II, Fig. 1395 92 34. Cyrus the Great as a demigod. Perrot and Chipiez, V, Fig. 467 95 35. Combat of a Persian King with a griffin. Perrot and Chipiez, V, Fig. 351 95 36. Bread for sale. Baumeister, I, Fig. 225 99 37. An Assyrian wicker shield. Rawlinson, I, p. 434 106 38. Examining the vitals of a sheep. Daremberg and Saglio, II, Fig.

Layard, p. 232 78 26. Shield resting against the knee. Daremberg and Saglio, III, Fig. 5047 79 27. An axle with scythes (modern drawing; there is no ancient representation). Start of Citation[PU]University of Oklahoma Press[/PU][DP]1962[/DP]End of Citation Page 9 Scheffer, De Re Vehiculari, II, p. 194 85 28. A Persian chariot. Perrot and Chipiez, V, Fig. 474 87 29. Putting on the cuirass. Daremberg and Saglio, III, Fig. 4527 88 30. Horse's bronze breast piece. Daremberg and Saglio, II, Fig. 2727 88 31.

3 61 17. An Assyrian closed carriage. George Rawlinson, Five Great Monarchies, I, p. 588 61 18. An Assyrian bracelet. Rawlinson, I, p. 490 63 19. A Greek man-of-war. Baumeister, III, Fig. 1661 69 20. Positions of rowers in a trireme. Baumeister, III, Fig. 1679 71 21. A woman fastening her girdle. Baumeister, I, Fig. 668 72 22. Catching wild asses. Maspero, I, p. 769 75 23. An ostrich fighting. Perrot and Chipiez, II, Fig. 266 76 24. A modern Oriental hand-mill. Layard, Discoveries in the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon, P.

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