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    Description"Hellenica is Xenophon's chronicle of the history of the Greeks, or the "Hellenes" from 411 to 359 BCE. It is a continuation of Thucydides' narrative, "History of the Peloponnesian War." This history covers the last seven years of the war, and its aftermath. It is one of the few surviving narratives from this period and is generally considered to be the most authoritative. The author Xenophon was born in Athens about 430BCE. It may be inferred from passages in the Hellenica that he fought at Arginusae (406), and that he was present at the return of Alcibiades (408), the trial of the Generals, and the overthrow of the Thirty. In 401, being invited by his friend Proxenus to join the expedition of the younger Cyrus against his brother, Artaxerxes II of Persia, he at once accepted the offer. Of the expedition itself, he has given a full and detailed account in his "Anabasis: The March Up Country," sometimes called "The Persian Expedition." At Coroneia (394) he fought with the Spartans against the Athenians and Thebans, for which his fellow citizens decreed his banishment. The Spartans provided a home for him at Scillus in Ellis until Sparta and Athens became allies whereupon he then made his home at Corinth. The year of his death is thought to be 355 BCE. This restored translation contains all 7 complete books of Xenophon's narrative, including an indexed Table of Contents listing page numbers for each year of the war. This edition is recommended for teachers and students of history, classical literature and languages. Excerpt from the Table of Contents All Rights Reserved Book I BCE 411: Thymochares arrived from Athens... 1 BCE 410: The Athenians escaped to Cardia... 2 BCE 409: The Athenians fortified Thoricus... 4 BCE 408: The temple of Athena set on fire... 8 BCE 407: Phamabazus passes the winter at Gordium... 10 BCE 406: Callicratidas replaces Lysander... 16


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    Title
    Hellenica - A History of My Times
    Subtitle
    Books I-VII Complete
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Xenophon, Edited by James H Ford, Translated by Henry Graham Dakyns
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 234
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781934255148
    ISBN 10: 1934255149
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: JW
    BIC E4L: WAR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2A
    BIC subject category V2: RGR
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BIC subject category V2: HBTP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/GREECE
    Abridged Dewey: 938
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA1
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010, HIS051000
    LC classification: DF
    BISAC V2.8: BIO008000
    Publisher
    El Paso Norte Press
    Imprint name
    El Paso Norte Press
    Publication date
    30 July 2009