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Xenophon & Arrian, on Hunting (Classical Texts)

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Published by Aris & Phillips .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Hunting or shooting animals & game,
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Other prose: classical, early & medieval,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • History - General History,
  • Ancient (Classical) Greek,
  • Latin,
  • Sports,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • Hunting - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsA. A. Phillips (Editor), Willcock M. M. (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9856695M
    ISBN 100856687065
    ISBN 109780856687068


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This book contains translations of two books from ancient times about hunting. The first book was written by Xenophon, a student of Plato in the s BCE. The second was written much later (late 1st century CE) by Arrian, probably best known for his biography of Alexander the Great.

This volume is useful for a couple of reasons.5/5(1). The earliest surviving instruction manual is that of Xenophon, which outlines the practice of hunting with dogs and seeks to justify its use in education and training for war.

Arrian's treatise some years later is a commentary on Xenophon and marks a Hunting with dogs is first documented on 4th millennium BC seal impressions from Iraq and from Egypt slightly later.4/5.

The Paperback of the Xenophon and Arrian on Hunting by A.A Phillips at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Pages: For both authors hunting was primarily for hares with hounds.

Xenophon and Arrian on Hunting - Paperback - A. Phillips; M. Willcock - Oxford University Press. Get this from a library.

Xenophon & Arrian, On hunting (Kynēgetikos). [Xenophon.; A A Phillips; Malcolm M Willcock; Arrian.] -- "As hunting generates such fierce debate in Britain today, it seems an appropriate moment to examine the two best classical works on the subject.

For both authors hunting was primarily for hares with. Xenophon describes the establishment needed, how to use it in the field and justifies hunting as the first part of education and the best training for war. Arrian's treatise, some five hundred years later, is a commentary on Xenophon's; to bring it up-to-date, as he says.4/5(2).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Testo greco con trad. inglese a fronte. - Bibliografia: p. IX-XII. Start by marking “Arrian on Coursing. The Cynegeticus of the younger Xenophon, translated from the Greek, with classical and practical annotations, and a brief sketch of /5(3). Arrian on coursing: the Cynegeticus of the younger Xenophon, translated from the Greek, with classical and practical annotations, and a brief sketch of the life and writings of the author.

To which is added an appendix, containing some account of the Canes venatici of classical antiquity by Arrian; Dansey, William, Pages:   Arrian on Coursing: The Cynegeticus of the Younger Xenophon, Translatd from the Greek, with Item Preview. Xenophon describes the establishment needed, how to use it in the field and justifies hunting as the first part of education and the best training for war.

Arrian's treatise, some five hundred years later, is a commentary on Xenophon's; to bring it up-to-date, as he says. Arrian on Coursing: The Cynegeticus of the Younger Xenophon, Translatd from the Greek, with Classical and Practical Annotations, and a Brief Sketch of the Life and Writings of the Author.

To which is Added an Appendix, Containing Some Account of the Canes Venatici of Classical Antiquity. The Ten Thousand: A Study in Social Organization and Action in Xenophon's "Anabasis". (Social and Economic Commentaries on Classical Texts; 4). Leiden: E.J. Brill, Phillips, A.A & Willcock M.M.

Xenophon & Arrian On Hunting With Hounds, contains Cynegeticus original texts, translations & Born: c. BC, Athens. Cynegeticus (Greek: Κυνηγετικός, Kynegetikos "related to hunting" from κυνηγέω "I hunt"), is a treatise by the ancient Greek philosopher and military leader Xenophon, usually translated as "On Hunting" or "Hunting with Dogs.".

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. Arrian, Latin in full Lucius Flavius Arrianus, (born c. ad 86, Nicomedia, Bithynia [now İzmit, Tur.]—died c.Athens. [Greece]), Greek historian and philosopher who was one of the most distinguished authors of the 2nd-century Roman Empire.

He was the author of a work describing the campaigns of Alexander the Anabasis, presumably in order to recall Xenophon’s work of that.

But Athens was at war with Sparta in and so exiled Xenophon. The Spartans gave him an estate near Elis where he lived for years writing and hunting and educating his sons.

Reconciled to Sparta, Athens restored Xenophon to honour but he preferred to retire to Corinth. Xenophon's Anabasis is a true story of remarkable adventures/5(54).

chapter 1 chapter 2 chapter 3 chapter 4 chapter 5 chapter 6 chapter 7 chapter 8 chapter 9 chapter section 1 section 2 section 3 section 4 section 5 section 6 section 7 section 8 section 9 section 10 section This text is part of: Greek and Roman Materials.

Search the Perseus Catalog for: Editions/Translations. View text chunked by. Arrian on coursing: the Cynegeticus of the younger Xenophon, translated from the Greek, with classical and practical annotations, and a brief sketch of the life and writings of the author. To which is added an appendix, containing some account of the Canes venatici of classical antiquity / By.

Arrian. Dansey, William, Type. Xenophon was a good model of clear and unpretentious prose, which Arrian was wise to follow. He considered his Cynegeticon, ("On Hunting"), as an addition to the work of the same name by Xenophon.

Modern historians may regret that so many of the earlier works on Alexander have been lost, but may of them are grateful to Arrian for preserving so much. Phillips points out that 'Arrian's career shadows almost exactly that of Xenophon except that Arrian was more successful'(23).

But the commentary on this proem concentrates on the fact that Arrian discusses Celtic gaze-hounds where Xenophon only knows of hunting with scent-hounds. Arrian: Campaigns of Alexander (Anabasis) COMPLETE AUDIOBOOK 12 HOURS IN ENGLISH - MACEDONIA ΙS A HELLENIC KINGDOM (GREEK), THE PEOPLE ARE HELLENES (GREEKS).

THEY SPEAK GREEK AND THEY WORSHIP THE. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Arrian on Coursing: The Cynegeticus of the Younger Xenophon, Translatd from the Greek, with Classica by Arrian Dansey (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. On Hunting is an explicit revision of Xenophon's monograph in the light of the revolution in hunting brought by the Celtic greyhound; and Xenophon's influence is demonstrable in the short essays he wrote in Cappadocia: Voyage Round the Black Sea, Essay on Tactics, and, most remarkable, Order of Battle against the Alans, which expounds his.

Arrian's blend of imitation of Xenophon with emulation. In the Cynegeticus1 Arrian is at his most personal, treating a subject which he clearly loves and has enjoyed for a lifetime: hunting. The best previous prose handbook on hunting-the only one we know­ had been written five hundred years before.

Xenophon's Cynegeticus was a classic in Cited by: 2. Coursing by humans is the pursuit of game or other animals by dogs—chiefly greyhounds and other sighthounds—catching their prey by speed, running by sight, but not by scent. Coursing was a common hunting technique, practised by the nobility, the landed and wealthy, as well as by commoners with sighthounds and its oldest recorded form in the Western world, as described by Arrian.

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 throne of Persia from Artaxerxes II in First Four Books of Xenophon's Anabasis _____ William W.

Goodwin This public domain grammar was brought to digital life by: Textkit – Greek and Latin Learning tools. The complete list of Xenophon's works (though there is doubt about some of these) is: Work Number of books The Anabasis 7 The Hellenica 7 The Cyropaedia 8 The Memorabilia 4 The Symposium 1 The Economist 1 On Horsemanship 1 The Sportsman 1 The Cavalry General 1 The Apology 1 On Revenues 1 The Hiero 1 The Agesilaus 1 The Polity of the Athenians.

The work is based on an earlier exposition made by Xenophon, whom Arrian thought to be the authority on the subject of hunting. [70] [71] Cynegeticus, translated as the hunting man, [18] is a work about hunting dogs, canes venatici, the Celtic grey-hound.

Another lost work of Arrian on the life and death of Epictetus is mentioned by Simplicius in the beginning of his Commentary on the Enchiridion. Besides editing these philosophical works, Arrian 3 wrote many original books. By far the most important of these is the Anabasis of Alexander, or the History of Alexander the Great’s.

Xenophon was a good model of clear and unpretentious prose, which Arrian was wise to follow. He considered his Cynegeticon, ("On Hunting"), as an addition to the work of the same name by Xenophon.

Modern historians may regret that so many of the earlier works on Alexander have been lost, but may of them are grateful to Arrian for preserving so Born: c. 86, Nicomedia, Bithynia, Asia Minor. His work on hunting in fact recalled Xenophon’s on the same subject, just as his Discourses of Epictetus had their counterpart in Xenophon’s Recollections of Socrates (Memorabilia), while he gave to his account of Alexander the same title as Xenophon had used for his story of the Ten Thousand, to which Arrian refers in i 12, 3; ii 4, 3; 7.

Arrian: The Campaigns of Alexander.[In 7 books]. *Aubrey de Selincourt,transl;on,rev./new intro./notes. by Arrian [Flavius Arrianus Xenophon]() and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Xenophon.

Xenophon in Seven Volumes, 3. Carleton L. Brownson. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA; William Heinemann, Ltd., London.

The Annenberg CPB/Project provided support for entering this text. Purchase a copy of this text (not necessarily the same edition) from did Xenophon: in fact, Arrian tells us that he is completing the work of Xenophon by writing of innovations in hunting unknown to the earlier writer.

The Hipparchicus of Xenophon, on the duties of the cavalry commander, is similar to Arrian's Tactica, a large part of which is devoted to Roman cavalry tactics; and the Hellenica ofCited by: 5.

Cynegetica (On Hunting) - Arrian on Coursing. The Cynegeticus of the Younger Xenophon, (tr. William Dansey) / Xenophon and Arrian on Hunting, (ed. A.A. Phillips and M.M. Willcock) / Xenophon on Hunting, (edited and translated by Ralph E.

Doty) Cyropaedia (Education of Cyrus). The book examines the evolution of the warrior code of honor and "mental toughness." It goes back to the ancient Spartans and Athenians, to Caesar's Romans, Alexander's Macedonians and the Persians of Cyrus the Great (not excluding the Garden of Eden and the primitive hunting band).

Arrian's life Edit. Arrian was born of Greek ethnicity in the coastal town of Nicomedia (present-day Izmit), the capital of the Roman province of Bithynia, in what is now north-western Turkey, about 70 km from Byzantium (later Constantinople, now Istanbul).

He studied philosophy in Nicopolis in Epirus, under the Stoic philosopher Epictetus, and wrote two books about the philosopher's teachings. Arrian was a Roman historian, public figure, military commander and well-acclaimed philosopher of the 2nd Century.

As a youth, he studied under Epictetus, and later strove in his literary works to emulate the great soldier-historian, Xenophon. Considered by many to be the most important work on Alexander the Great, Arrian's "The Anabasis of.

Xenophon (ii. 2, 6) does not mention the name of the place where the battle was fought, but says that he was informed it was only stadia (about 40 miles) from Babylon.

We get the name Cunaxa from Plutarch (Life of Artaxerxes, c. 8), who says. See Xenophon's Treatiſe on Hunting, p. ↑ Φελλεῶνες. Φελλεῖς. So the Athenians call rocky places, that are ſtony at bottom, with a very thin covering of earth at top.— Suidas.

↑ Τὰ σιμὰ. The word is uſed in this ſenſe by Xenophon. See p. 25, note. ↑ Arrian did not always follow this rule. See p.modern India. Arrian’s history of those conquests, the most reliable and detailed account to emerge from the ancient world, is a work that will fascinate readers interested in classical studies, the history of warfare, and the origins of East-West tensions that still simmer today in Iraq, Iran, and Afghanistan.

Drawing on Ptolemy’s memoirs and.