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Xenophon"s Spartan Constitution

Introduction. Text. Commentary (Texte Und Kommentare / Eine Altertumswissenschaftliche Reihe)

by Michael Lipka

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Published by Walter de Gruyter .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ancient Greek & Roman philosophy,
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Philosophy,
  • History - General History,
  • Ancient (Classical) Greek,
  • Ancient - General,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9880387M
    ISBN 103110174669
    ISBN 109783110174663


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This work presents a new critical edition of The Spartan Constitution, a treatise in state philosophy attributed to the historian Xenophon (c. - c. C.). The Greek text, reconstructed on the basis of extant manuscript sources, is prefaced by an introduction and supplemented by a critical commentary and an English translation.

The introduction discusses. This work presents a new critical edition of The Spartan Constitution, a treatise in state philosophy attributed to the historian Xenophon (c. - c. C.). The Greek text, reconstructed on the basis of extant manuscript sources, is prefaced by an introduction and supplemented by a critical commentary and an English by: 6.

T his is Xenophon’s work “the Spartan Constitution“, performed & recorded in ancient Greek (reconstructed pronunciation).The audio book contains the complete work. Xenophon. Although Athenian, Xenophon seems to have liked the Spartan ways and he missed no chance to write about them in a positive and exemplary manner, with an exception in chapter 14 of the present.

This work presents a new critical edition of The Spartan Constitution, a treatise in state philosophy attributed to the historian Xenophon (c. - c. C.).The Greek text, reconstructed on the basis of extant manuscript sources, is prefaced by an introduction and supplemented by a critical commentary and an English cturer: De Gruyter.

In this essay I explore Xenophon's views of ancient Sparta. The essay begins by exploring four traits of Sparta and Spartans that Xenophon seems to have found particularly praiseworthy: military competence, dedication to physical fitness, respect. This work presents a new critical edition of The Spartan Constitution, a treatise in state philosophy attributed to the historian Xenophon (c.

- c. C.).The Greek text, reconstructed on the basis of extant manuscript sources, is prefaced by an introduction and supplemented by a critical commentary and an English translation.

This work presents a new critical edition of The Spartan Constitution, a treatise in state philosophy attributed to the historian Xenophon (c. - c. C.).The Greek text, reconstructed on the basis of extant manuscript sources, is prefaced by an introduction and supplemented by a critical commentary and an English translation/5(6).

Xenophons Spartan Constitution book yet the Spartan Constitution is a scathing satire: the inhumanity of the Spartan way of life is always Xenophons Spartan Constitution book display in the text.

The Xenophons Spartan Constitution book, as we have it, is divided into 15 chapters. Chapter I deals with generation and family. II, education. III, the teenage years. IV, perpetual competition and honor in the “prime of life.”. The Spartan Constitution, or Politeia, refers to the government and laws of the Dorian city-state of Sparta from the time of Lycurgus, the legendary law-giver, to the incorporation of Sparta into the Roman Republic: approximately the 9th century BC to the 2nd century city-state of Greece had a politeia at all times of its sovereign life, including the preceding Achaean Sparta.

XENOPHON, SPARTAN SOCIETY - On Sparta - by Plutarch. APPENDIX. INTRODUCTION. In preparing his Lives of Spartans (Lycurgus in particular) Plutarch read many of the special studies of Sparta produced by Greek authors from the end of the fifth century onwards.1 The title which such works were usually given in Greek – Politeia – has no suitable one-word equivalent in.

Xenophon's Spartan Constitution: Introduction, Text, Commentary. Michael Lipka. De Gruyter, - Classical literature - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. INTRODUCTION. 3: Reception. SIGLORUM CONSPECTUS. The Constitution of the Athenians, though clearly not by Xenophon, is an interesting document on politics at Athens.

These eight books are collected in the last of the seven volumes of the Loeb Classical Library edition of Xenophon. Xenophon, (born c. bce, Attica, Greece—died shortly beforeAttica), Greek historian and philosopher whose numerous surviving works are valuable for their depiction of late Classical Anabasis (“Upcountry March”) in particular was highly regarded in antiquity and had a strong influence on Latin literature.

Life. Xenophon’s life history before is scantily recorded. Agesilaus On the Cavalry Commander Constitution of the Lacedaemonians Hiero On the Art of Horsemanship On Hunting Ways and Means chapter: chapter 1 chapter 2 chapter 3 chapter 4 chapter 5 chapter 6 chapter 7 chapter 8 chapter 9 chapter 10 chapter 11 chapter 12 chapter 13 chapter 14 chapter Get this from a library.

Xenophon's Spartan constitution: introduction, text, commentary. [Xenophon; Michael Lipka] -- This work presents a new critical edition of The Spartan Constitution, a treatise in state philosophy attributed to the historian Xenophon (c.

- c. C.). The Greek text, reconstructed on. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

It occurred to me one day that Sparta, though among the most thinly populated of states, was evidently the most powerful and most celebrated city in Greece; and I fell to wondering how this could have when I considered the institutions of the Spartans, I wondered no longer.

[2] Lycurgus, who gave them the laws that they obey, and to which they owe their. XENOPHON (ca. BCE), Greek historian and essayist from Athens, who served among the Greek mercenaries of Cyrus the Younger (see CYRUS vi) and then led them back home, a set of events which he described in the Anabasis, one of his major works.

Apart from Socratic links and presumed service in the Athenian cavalry, little is known of Xenophon until he joined the. This work presents a new critical edition of The Spartan Constitution, a treatise in state philosophy attributed to the historian Xenophon (c.

- c. C.). The Greek text, reconstructed on the basis of extant manuscript sources, is prefaced by an introduction and supplemented by a critical commentary and an English translation/5(6). At Sparta the citizens pay strictest obedience to the magistrates and the laws.

Lycurgus did not attempt to establish such an ‘Excellent Order of Things’ (EUNOMIA) until he had brought the most powerful men in the state to be of the same opinion as. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices.

We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ The Polity of the Lacedaemonians talks about the laws and institutions created by Lycurgus, which train and develop Spartan citizens from birth to old age.

PREPARER'S NOTE This was typed from Dakyns' series, "The Works of Xenophon," a four-volume set. Now, as concerning the Polity of the Athenians, (1) and the type or manner of constitution.

the constitution considered in itself, but tends in a measure to foster avarice. The mention of avarice naturally suggests a criticism on the inequality of property. While some of the Spartan citizens have quite small properties, others have very large ones; hence the land has passed into the hands of a few.

And this is due also to faulty laws File Size: 89KB. The Persian Expedition (or The Anabasis, or The March Up Country) tells the story of an army of Greek mercenaries who ended up fighting for the losing side of a Persian civil war and must travel through hostile territory to return this isn't a metter of just dialing up 10, Uber rides (besides, the surge fee would be enormous), they have to march through hundreds of miles of /5.

The Spartan constitution, commonly dated to the early 7th century BC, is the first known constitution that vested supreme power in the hands of an Assembly composed of all citizens.

Thus, Sparta was the first known functioning democracy – roughly years before the introduction of democracy in Athens. Xenophon c. B.C.-c. B.C.

Greek historian and philosopher. Xenophon was a fourth-century Greek historian best known for his Hellenica. This feature is not available right now. Please try again later. Xenophon - Xenophon - Historical themes: Hellenica is a seven-book account of – in two distinct (perhaps chronologically widely separated) sections: the first (Book I and Book II through chapter 3, line 10) “completes” Thucydides (in largely un-Thucydidean fashion) by covering the last years of the Peloponnesian War (i.e., –); the second (the remainder) recounts the.

This is Xenophon’s account of his march to Persia with a troop of Greek mercenaries to aid Cyrus, who enlisted Greek help to try and take the throne from his brother Artaxerxes, and the ensuing return of the Greeks, in which Xenophon played a leading role.

This occurred between B.C. and March B.C. Dakyns lived from ( – ).5/5(1). The book contains four of Plutarch's Spartan lives, an extensive collection of Spartan sayings and Xenophon's work on the Spartan constitution. Inclusion of the work of the 6th century war poet Tyrtaeus would have added greatly to the collection/5(30).

Xenophon - History bibliographies - in Harvard style. Change style powered by CSL. Popular AMA APA Chapter of an ed. book. Humble, N. The Author, Date and Purpose of Chapter 14 of the Lakedaimonion Politeia Xenophon's Spartan Constitution. Berlin:. HELLENICA BOOK I I B.C. To follow the order of events (1).

A few days later Thymochares arrived from Athens with a few ships, when another sea fight between the Lacedaemonians and Athenians at once took place, in which the former, under the. The Spartan Constitution Social Groups Spartan Citizens (Equals - homoioi) Spartans who had lost full citizenship, either as punishment or because they could not pay their way (Inferiors - hypomeiones) Perioikoi (Around-dwellers): Free persons, but not Spartans.

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Xenophon of Athens was a famous Greek historian and philosopher of 4th century B.C. This biography of Xenophon provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. "But if there was any doubt Sparta was the most respected city in Greece, Thermopylae erased it." - sparta sat on her ass for the ionion revolt prior, while athens helped out.

when the persians landed in attica, it was roughly 10k athenians and plateans that stopped the entire army while sparta, again, sat on her ass. the spartans gave up greek autonomy to the persians in. Xenophon: The third book of Xenophon's Anabasis, with a vocabulary, (London, New York [etc.] Longmans, Green and Co., ) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Xenophon: Three essays: on the duties of a cavalry general, on horsemanship, and on hunting.

View Xenophon-Spartan constitution from HIST at University of San Francisco. Polity Athenians and Lacedaemonians, by Xenophon 10/2/12 PM Polity Athenians and Lacedaemonians, by Xenophon THE.

The Spartan king was in command of the fortress of Deceleia, only fourteen miles distant from Athens, and erected on a spot within sight of the city. See Thuc. vii. 19, 27, ↑ Of Clearchus we shall hear more in the sequel, and in the "Anabasis.

Aristotle: Constitution of Sparta (ca. BCE) Commentary by Scott Cashion, University of Arkansas. Log in to see the full document and commentary. Instructors: CLICK HERE to request a free trial account (only available to college instructors).

Introduction. Xenophon's Anabasis is a seven-volume work written in Ancient Greek that is the author’s personal account of the expedition to seize the .This text is part of the Internet Ancient History Sourcebook.

The Sourcebook is a collection of public domain and copy-permitted texts related to medieval and Byzantine history. Unless otherwise indicated the specific electronic form of the document is copyright.

Permission is granted for electronic copying, distribution in print form for. Read "The Polity of the Athenians (Illustrated)" by Xenophon available from Rakuten Kobo.

Xenophon of Athens (circa B.C.) was a Greek poet, historian, soldier and philosopher who lived at a time of mom Brand: Charles River Editors.