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"For drink, there was beer which was very strong when not mingled with water, but was agreeable to those who were used to it. They drank this with a reed, out of the vessel that held the beer, upon which they saw the barley swim." -- 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: 616
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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)