Xenophon's Cyropaedia (Oxford Classical Monographs Series): Style, Genre, and Literary Technique

Xenophon's Cyropaedia (Oxford Classical Monographs Series): Style, Genre, and Literary Technique

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by Deborah Levine Gera
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198144776

ISBN-13: 9780198144779

Pub. Date: 06/28/1993

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book is a literary study of the Cyropaedia, Xenophon's fictional account of Cyrus the Great and the founding of his empire. The Cyropaedia is a complex blend of various literary forms, and this book examines several of its literary genres. General discussions of the works of Xenophon's predecessors and contemporaries, in particular Herodotus, Plato, and

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This book is a literary study of the Cyropaedia, Xenophon's fictional account of Cyrus the Great and the founding of his empire. The Cyropaedia is a complex blend of various literary forms, and this book examines several of its literary genres. General discussions of the works of Xenophon's predecessors and contemporaries, in particular Herodotus, Plato, and Ctesias, are combined with a detailed commentary on select passages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198144779
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/1993
Series:
Oxford Classical Monographs Series
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.69(w) x 8.81(h) x 1.05(d)

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