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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...

  • On Revenuesby Xenophon; H. G. Dakyns

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 2.99

    Though he may be best remembered as a close friend and follower of Socrates who recorded many of the philosopher's views for posterity, Xenophon was a significant figure in his own right, especially as a soldier and civic leader. After Athens was defeated in the Peloponnesian War, the once-affluent city was drifting toward insolvency. Xenophon... more...

  • The Apologyby Xenophon; H. G. Dakyns

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 1.99

    One of the greatest and most influential thinkers in human history, Greek philosopher Socrates was ultimately sentenced to death after being convicted of impiety and corrupting the minds of Athens' youth. However, rather than shirking his death sentence, Socrates emphatically embraced it. In The Apology, Socrates' student Xenophon explains... more...

  • The Memorabiliaby Xenophon; H. G. Dakyns

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    The Greek philosopher Socrates was accused of and ultimately put to death for impiety and corrupting the youth of Athens. This extraordinary volume from his friend and follower Xenophon offers a spirited defense of the philosopher, including a summary of Socrates' own closing argument to the court. more...

  • Hellenicaby Xenophon; H. G. Dakyns

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Xenophon was a Greek soldier who played a key role in several military skirmishes and attacks throughout his life. Later in his life, he began to write down his recollections of these battles and other key political and cultural events, thus becoming one of ancient Greece's most important historians. Hellenica offers Xenophon's first-hand account... more...

  • The Memorable Thoughts of Socratesby Xenophon; Henry Morley; Edward Bysshe

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Ancient Greek historian and soldier Xenophon was a friend, admirer, and avid follower of the philosopher Socrates, perhaps the single most influential thinker of the period. As the two spent a great deal of time together, often deep in dialogue, Xenophon became one of the chief chroniclers of Socrates' philosophical views. This volume collects... more...

  • Agesilausby Xenophon

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99

    Agesilaus is considered as one of the outstanding works by Xenophon. The author discusses the adventures of his Spartan friend and King Agesilaus. The book describes the victory of the king over the Athenians and Thebans. Informative! more...

  • Hellenica Volume 2 of 2by Xenophon

    ReadHowYouWant 2007; US$ 3.99

    “Hellenica” is a very important work by Xenophon. It is considered to be one of the major sources for the final seven years of the Peloponnesian War and its consequences. Highly informative! more...

  • The Memorabilia Recollections of Socratesby Xenophon

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    Portraying the life in Athens, the work is about Socrates and defines him as a great philosopher. Xenophon’s ideas about the man are presented here. Through a dialogue that also covers other aspects of that era, Xenophon engages and engrosses the reader. more...

  • Symposium The Banquetby Xenophon

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    This is a highly entertaining and charming work by Xenophon. In the backdrop of a party that is going wild, the work features Socrates though not many dialogues are spoken by him. The constant allusion to Plato’s Symposium makes the work engrossing and hilarious. more...