[in chronological order]
Thomas Pangle interprets Xenophon’s Symposium.
Publisher’s Review: “The Case for Greatness is a spirited look at political ambition, good and bad, with particular attention to honorable ambition. Robert Faulkner contends that too many modern accounts of leadership slight such things as… More
Publisher’s Review: “Relying exclusively on the texts, Professor Strauss analyzes and compares every seemingly casual utterance as well as the more formal statements to recover the true Socrates and to determine the character of political… More
From the publisher: For over two millennia, the Cyropaedia, an imaginative biography of the Persian king Cyrus the Great, was Xenophon’s most popular work and considered his masterpiece. This study contributes to the recent rediscovery of… More
Publisher’s Review “This book presents translations of three dialogues Xenophon devoted to the life and thought of his teacher, Socrates. Each is accompanied by notes and an interpretative essay that will introduce new readers to Xenophon and… More
From the publisher: On Tyranny is Leo Strauss’s classic reading of Xenophon’s dialogue, Hiero or Tyrannicus, in which the tyrant Hiero and the poet Simonides discuss the advantages and disadvantages of exercising tyranny. This edition… More
Publisher’s Review: “Xenophon’s masterpiece The Education of Cyrus—a work admired by Machiavelli for its lessons on leadership—is at last available in a new English translation for a new century. Also known as the Cyropaedia, this… More
Publisher’s Review: “One of the foundational works of military history and political philosophy, and an inspiration for Alexander the Great, the Anabasis of Cyrus recounts the epic story of the Ten Thousand, a band of Greek mercenaries hired by… More
Publisher’s Review: “An essential text for understanding Socrates, Xenophon’s Memorabilia is the compelling tribute of an affectionate student to his teacher, providing a rare firsthand account of Socrates’ life and philosophy. The… More
Publisher’s Review: “From the editor of the widely praised The Landmark Thucydides and The Landmark Herodotus, here is a new edition of Xenophon’s Hellenika, the primary source for the events of the final seven years and aftermath of the… More
Publisher’s Review: “This book presents translations of three dialogues Xenophon devoted to the life and thought of his teacher, Socrates. Each is accompanied by notes and an interpretative essay that will introduce new readers to Xenophon and… More
In the first of several episodes on Socrates, Peter Adamson discusses portrayals of Socrates in “The Clouds” of Aristophanes and in the works of the historian Xenophon.