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Robert B. Strassler, The Landmark Herodotus and the Landmark Xenophon

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 - 6:30 PM
| Members' Room

The Landmark editions of Thucydides and Herodotus have become the new standard for elegant and accessible editions of classical works. To this monumental work, editor Robert B. Strassler now adds Xenophon's Hellenika, the major primary source for the events of the final seven years and aftermath of the Peloponnesian War, completing an ancient narrative of the military and political history of classical Greece.In this event, Mr. Strassler will introduce both Herodotus and Xenophon and show their pleasure for the reader, as well as their importance to the study of the ancient world.