Xenophon On Government by XenophonXenophon On Government by Xenophon

Xenophon On Government

byXenophonEditorVivienne J. Gray

Paperback | May 28, 2007

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Xenophon of Athens was a pupil of Socrates and a philosopher in his own right. He wrote two of the texts included in this volume, the Hiero (On Tyranny) and the Constitution of the Spartans. The third, the Constitution of the Athenians, is found under Xenophon's name alongside the other two in the manuscripts. This volume presents an introduction discussing Xenophon's views on government in the context of his general political thought and a commentary on the Greek text of each work aimed primarily at advanced undergraduates and graduate students.
Vivienne Gray is Professor of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Auckland. She is the author of The Framing of Socrates (1988) and The Character of Xenophon's Hellenica (1989).
Title:Xenophon On GovernmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:242 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.79 inPublished:May 28, 2007Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521588596

ISBN - 13:9780521588591


Table of Contents

General introduction; Introduction to Hiero; Introduction to Respublica Lacedaemoniorum (Lac.); Introduction to Respublica Atheniensium (Ath.); HIERO; RESPUBLICA LACEDAEMONIORUM; RESPUBLICA ATHENIENSIUM; Appendices.

Editorial Reviews

'[Gray] has worked for decades on Xenophon and she is, without doubt, fully in command of her material. Her commentary provides the reader with sound philological and philosophical analysis, laudably also paying attention to such unfashionable matters as particles and tone.' Journal of Hellenic Studies