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- 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...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99
Portraying the life in Athens, the work is about Socrates and defines him as a great philosopher. Xenophons 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...
- 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 Platos Symposium makes the work engrossing and hilarious. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 180.00
This volume provides a holistic presentation of the reality of constitutional change in 18 countries (the 15 old EU member states, Canada, Switzerland and the USA). The essays offer analysis on formal and informal constitutional amendment bringing forth the overall picture of the parallel paths constitutional change follows, in correlation to what... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 129.95
The book includes contributions from prominent experts on Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Portugal, Spain, the UK, and the USA providing a critical analysis of the effects of the financial crisis on the constitution. The volumes extensive comparative chapter pins down distinct constitutional reactions towards the financial crisis,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95
This famous series provides a contemporary assessment and history of the entire course of philosophical thought. Each book constitutes a detailed, critical introduction to the work of a philosopher or school of major influence and significance. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 17.99
Twenty-five hundred years ago Cyrus, a great Persian leader of wisdom and virtue, created the Persian Empire, conquered Babylon, freed forty thousand Jews from captivity, wrote mankind's first human rights charter, and ruled over those he had defeated with respect and benevolence. The Iranians came to regard Cyrus as "The Father," the Babylonians... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; Not Available
One of Socrates' Athenian disciples in his youth, Xenophon (c. 498-354 bc) fought as a mercenary commander in Cyrus the Younger's campaign to seize the Persian throne, and later wrote a wide range of works on history, politics and philosophy. These six treatises offer his informed insights into the nature of leadership. In the dialogue between the... more...