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"For what the horse does under compulsion, as Simon also observes, is done without understanding; and there is no beauty in it either, any more than if one should whip and spur a dancer." -- Xenophon
Xenophon (Ancient Greek , Xenoph?n; Modern Greek ???????, Ksenofon; ??????????, Ksenofontas; c. 430 – 354 BC), son of Gryllus, of the deme Erchia of Athens, also known as Xenophon of Athens, was a Greek historian, soldier, mercenary, and a contemporary and admirer of Socrates. He is known for his writings on the history of his own times, the 4th century BC, preserving the sayings of Socrates, and descriptions of life in ancient Greece and the Persian Empire.
Total Books: 606
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| |Commentarii [Memorabilia - Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana - Latin Edition] (Paperback) De Re Equestri [Peri Hippikes - Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana - Latin Edition] (Hardcover)