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Xenophon's Anabasis, or The Expedition of Cyrus

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Informationen zum Autor Michael A. Flower is a Senior Research Scholar in the Department of Classics at Princeton University. Klap... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Michael A. Flower is a Senior Research Scholar in the Department of Classics at Princeton University. Klappentext Xenophon's Anabasis, or The Expedition of Cyrus, is one of the most famous survival stories ever written and the most important autobiographical work to have survived from ancient Greece. This book places the Anabasis in its historical and literary context and opens up for the reader different ways of interpreting its major themes. Zusammenfassung Xenophon's Anabasis, or The Expedition of Cyrus, is one of the most famous survival stories ever written and the most important autobiographical work to have survived from ancient Greece. This book places the Anabasis in its historical and literary context and opens up for the reader different ways of interpreting its major themes.

In this stimulating volume Michael Flower provides a comprehensive approach to Xenophon's Anabasis that greatly enhances our understanding of its narrative art and historical reliability. It is by far the most intelligent and thoughtful analysis of the Anabasis now available. ... Flower gives us the basics, but he also airs the controversies and makes illuminating suggestions about them for even the most expert among us. There is a strong streak of originality in his analysis, which sets off his detailed knowledge of the scholarship of others.

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Michael A. Flower is a Senior Research Scholar in the Department of Classics at Princeton University.

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Xenophon's Anabasis, or The Expedition of Cyrus, is one of the most famous survival stories ever written and the most important autobiographical work to have survived from ancient Greece. This book places the Anabasis in its historical and literary context and opens up for the reader different ways of interpreting its major themes.



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Contents Editors' Foreword Map Preface Introduction 1. The Anabasis in Context 2. Xenophon as Author, Narrator, and Agent 3. Let It be Fact and Let It be Fiction? 4. Style and the Shaping of Narrative 5. Xenophon Takes Command 6. Xenophon on Trial 7. Reading the Anabasis 8. The Hand of God Artfully Placed Bibliography Prominent Persons General Index Index Locorum

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Titre: Xenophon's Anabasis, or The Expedition of Cyrus
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Code EAN: 9780195188677
ISBN: 978-0-19-518867-7
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Oxford University Press
Genre: Linguistique et sciences de la littérature
nombre de pages: 272
Poids: 472g
Taille: H220mm x B146mm x T22mm
Année: 2012

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