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A History of My Times (Penguin Classics) (edition 1979)

by Xenophon

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Title:A History of My Times (Penguin Classics)
Authors:Xenophon
Info:Penguin Classics (1979), Edition: Reprint, Paperback
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"... the stodgiest of all Greek history books ..." In Eton and Kings, 140.
  MontagueRhodesJames | Mar 15, 2015 |
Xenophon's continuation of Thucydides.
  Fledgist | Nov 19, 2011 |
Xenophon's continuation of Thucydides' history of his times.
  Fledgist | Dec 28, 2009 |
Xenophon's history follows on from Thucydides.
  Fledgist | Jul 16, 2007 |
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Xenophonprimary authorall editionscalculated
Brownson, Carleton L.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Cawkwell, GeorgeIntroductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Ceva, MaristellaEditorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Dakyns, Henry GrahamTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Ford, James H.Editorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Koolschijn, GerardTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Warner, RexTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed

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Xenophon's "History" recounts nearly fifty turbulent years of warfare in Greece between 411 and 362 BC. 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. 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.

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