1685 ENGLISH ed Xenophon Greek Philosophy Sparta Socrates Peloponnesian WARS

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“Men who respond to good fortune with modesty and kindness are harder to find than those who face adversity with courage.”

– Xenophon

 

The works of Xenophon are wide ranging in topics, but most of which deal with histories of wars and battle strategy. This book features the prominent works of Xenophon such as his history and description of the Spartan government, as well as his defense of Socrates in court, and the details of the Peloponnesian Wars. This 1685 English edition was translated out of the Greek by John Newman.

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1685 ENGLISH ed Xenophon Greek Philosophy Sparta Socrates Peloponnesian WARS

 

“Men who respond to good fortune with modesty and kindness are harder to find than those who face adversity with courage.”

– Xenophon

 

The works of Xenophon are wide ranging in topics, but most of which deal with histories of wars and battle strategy. This book features the prominent works of Xenophon such as his history and description of the Spartan government, as well as his defense of Socrates in court, and the details of the Peloponnesian Wars. This 1685 English edition was translated out of the Greek by John Newman.

 

Item number: #11181

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XENOPHON

 

Xenophon’s history of the affairs of Greece in seven books: being a continuation of the Peloponnesian War, from the time where Thucydides ends, to the battel at Mantinea: to which is prefixed an abstract of Thucydides and a brief account of the land and naval forces of the ancient Greeks

 

London: Printed by R.H. for William Freeman…, 1685.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete
    • [46], 459, [3]
      • Prefatory section misbound and erroneously ordered.
    • Provenance: Handwritten – Francis St. John, 1693
      • Francis St John (1634 – 1705) was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1654 and 1698.
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
    • Size: ~7.25in X 4.75in (18.5cm x 12cm)

 

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11181

Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Philosophy

Authors

XENOPHON

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete