A History Of My Times by George Xenophon

A History Of My Times

byGeorge XenophonTranslated byRex WarnerIntroduction byGeorge Cawkwell

Paperback | May 31, 1979

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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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Xenophon was an Athenian gentleman born in the early 420s BC. He was a fine officer and leader for Athens, but his support of Socrates led to his banishment. He lived under the protection of Sparta on an estate near Olympia, where he began to write his histories and memoirs. Rex Warner was a Professor at the University of Connectic...
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Title:A History Of My TimesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 7.8 × 5 × 0.9 inPublished:May 31, 1979Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140441751

ISBN - 13:9780140441758

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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Table of Contents

A History of My TimesIntroduction
Select Bibliography
A Note on the Notes

A History of My Times
Book One
Book Two
Book Three
Book Four
Book Six
Book Seven


1. The Aegean
2. Asia Minor
3. Northern Peloponnese and North West Greece
4. Central Greece
5. Area of the Isthmus and the Saronic Gulf
6. Central and Southern Peloponnese
7. Chalcidice