Bibliography (Cyclopedia of World Authors, Fourth Revised Edition)
Anderson, J. K. Military Theory and Practice in the Age of Xenophon. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1970. The title gives the focus of the work. This lengthy study (more than four hundred pages, including index and bibliography) is enhanced by diagrams of formations and battle plans, as well as nineteen black-and-white plates illustrating military costumes and weapons.
Dillery, John. Xenophon and the History of His Times. New York: Routledge, 1995. An extensive treatment of Xenophon’s historical writing and the times they address. Includes discussions of the Battle of Mantinea, the March of Ten Thousand, and the Spartans in Asia as well as treatment of Xenophon’s philosophies and political and social views. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Higgins, W. E. Xenophon the Athenian: The Problem of the Individual and the Society of the Polis. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1977. This study deals with Xenophon as a writer and a pupil of Socrates. The style is pleasant and clear. In addition to the index, the author’s notes are extensive and impressive.
Hutchinson, Godfrey. Xenophon and the Art of Command. London: Greenhill Books, 2000.
Nadon, Christopher. Xenophon’s Prince: Republic and Empire in...
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