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  • On Horsemanshipby Xenophon; H. G. Dakyns

    The Floating Press 1900; US$ 5.99

    On Horsemanship is a treatise on horsemanship. Written c. 350 BC it is one of the oldest such in existence. Xenophon details the best qualities to look for in a horse, and the non-abusive training of a horse in classical dressage and for military and general use. He quotes other, apparently more celebrated contemporaries of his, whose texts have since... more...

  • Anabasisby H. G. Dakyns

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99

    Xenophon wrote several books most of which survived. The narrative is about military advance, or journey. And what a journey this was for 10,000 Greek mercenaries, through hostile territory, ultimately retreating back to Greece. Xenophon's informal and realistic style of writing makes this exciting real-life adventure story intensely interesting... more...

  • On Horsemanship, The Duties of a Hipparch, and On Huntingby Xenophon; H. G. Dakyns

    Digireads.com Publishing 2012; US$ 4.49

    Known best for his writings on the history of his own times, Xenophon (435-354 B.C.) was a philosopher, soldier, and mercenary who wrote several essays dealing with military practices of the ancient world. "On Horsemanship", one of his earliest known works, concentrates on the various aspects of selecting, training, and caring for a horse,... more...

  • The Socratic Writings (Memorabilia, Economist, Symposium, Apology, Hiero)by Xenophon; H. G. Dakyns

    Digireads.com Publishing 2012; US$ 7.49

    A Greek soldier, wealthy Athenian, Attic poet, and historian in the late 5th century B.C., Xenophon was a prolific writer and friend of Socrates during his lifetime. His "Memorabilia" directly defends the charges against Socrates, which were largely religious, but also political, in nature. This work then relates a series of episodes in which... more...

  • Cyropaediaby Xenophon; H. G. Dakyns

    Digireads.com Publishing 2012; US$ 13.49

    Written in the early fourth century BCE by a gentleman and soldier from Athens, "Cyropaedia" is an account of Cyrus the Great that escapes a simple genre placement. It is a sort of historical, political, biographical, fictional romance, encapsulating the sweeping type of narrative characteristic of Xenophon's works. The overall portrait... more...

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