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Xenophon: Anabasis Book III



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This is the first comprehensive commentary on a section of Xenophon's Anabasis in English for almost a century. It provides up-to-date guidance on literary, historical and cultural aspects of the Anabasis and will help undergraduate students to read Greek better. It also incorporates recent advances in Xenophontic scholarship and Greek linguistics, showcasing in particular Xenophon's linguistic innovations and varied style. Advanced students and professional scholars will also profit from the sustained attention which this commentary devotes to Xenophon's varied narrative strategies and to the reception of episodes from Anabasis III in antiquity. The introduction and commentary show that Xenophon is just as important (if not more so) to the development of Greek historiography, and of Greek prose in general, as Herodotus and Thucydides.

Product code: 9781107079236

ISBN 9781107079236
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H223xW144xS16
No. Of Pages 234
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Series Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics
An up-to-date commentary on a pivotal section of Xenophon's Anabasis aimed at undergraduates. Advanced students and scholars will profit from its incorporation of recent developments in Xenophontic scholarship and Greek linguistics. Offers new insights into Xenophon's diction and narrative technique and into the reception of Anabasis in antiquity.