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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,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Ancient (Classical) Greek,
  • Latin,
  • Sports,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • Hunting - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsA. A. Phillips (Editor), Willcock M. M. (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8302488M
    ISBN 100856687057
    ISBN 109780856687051

    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. Xenophon, Greek historian and philosopher whose numerous surviving works are valuable for their depiction of late Classical Greece. His Anabasis (“Upcountry March”) in particular was highly regarded in antiquity and had a strong influence on Latin literature. Xenophon’s life history before is.

    Xenophon & Arrian on Hunting (with Hounds) ISBN 5 (limp) ISBN 7 (cloth) Aris & Phillips Ltd., Warminster, England: As hunting generates such fierce debate in Britain today, it seems an appropriate moment to examine the two best classical works on the subject. XV. A small work by Arrian on the Chase, forms a supplement to Xenophon’s book on the same subject. It is entitled Cynegeticus of Arrian or the second Xenophon the Athenian. The best editions of the Anabasis are the following:—The editio princeps by Trincavelli, Venice, ; Gerbel, Strassburg.

    Book. Xenophobia during the Pandemic. Society & Culture Website. Xenophobia hotel. Hotel. Xenophobia in Australia. Public Figure. Xenophon & Arrian on Hunting: With Hounds. Book. Xenophon - On Horsemanship. Writer. Xenophon - Relive the greatest military battles in history. Armed Forces. Xenophon - The Persian Expedition. 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).


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Xenophon & Arrian on Hunting (Classical Texts) Download PDF EPUB FB2

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). For both authors hunting was primarily for hares Xenophon & Arrian on Hunting book hounds. 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. For both authors hunting was primarily for hares with hounds. 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). Xenophon & Arrian, On hunting (Kynēgetikos) (eBook, ) [] Get this from a library. Xenophon & Arrian, On hunting (Kynēgetikos). Buy Xenophon and Arrian on Hunting by A. Phillips, M.

Willcock from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones Pages: 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. Full text of "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. Arrian on Coursing: The Cynegeticus of the Younger Xenophon, Translatd from the Greek, with Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. From the editor of the widely praised The Landmark Thucydides and The Landmark Herodotus, here is a new edition of Xenophon’s Hellenika, the primary source for the events of the final seven years and aftermath of the Peloponnesian War.

Hellenika covers the years between and B.C.E., a particularly dramatic period during which the alliances among Athens, Sparta, Thebes, and Reviews:   Inthe Rev.

John Selby Watson (), a pious clergyman and Headmaster of Stockwell Grammar School in South London, published a volume of Xenopho’s Minor Works, comprising the Agesilaus, Hiero, Oeconomicus, Banquet, Apology of Socrates, the treatises on the Lacedaemonian and Athenian governments, On revenues of Athens, On horsemanship, On the duties of a cavalry officer, and On hunting.

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. 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: Author: Arrian: Translated by: William Dansey: Publisher. Xenophon and Arrian on Hunting with Hounds Edited and Translated by A. Phillips and M.

Willcock. Liverpool University Press. Aris and Phillips Classical Texts. As hunting generates such fierce debate in Britain today, it seems an appropriate moment.

As with other authors of the Second Sophistic, Arrian wrote primarily in Attic (Indica is in Herodotus' Ionic dialect, his philosophical works in Koine Greek). The Anabasis of Alexander is perha Arrian of Nicomedia (Latin: Lucius Flavius Arrianus Xenophon; Greek: Ἀρριανός c. 4/5(4). 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." It is one of the four works by Xenophon on arts or skills (each ends with.

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.

Cynegeticus, is a treatise by the ancient Greek philosopher and military leader Xenophon, usually translated as On Hunting or Hunting with Dogs.

It is one of the four works by Xenophon on arts or skills each ends with -ikos-icus. The other three are: Hipparchicus The Skilled Cavalry Commander Peri Hippikes On Horsemanship, Oeconomicus On Estate Management.

Cynegeticus, a treatise of the ancient Greek philosopher and military leader Xenophon, usually translated as "on hunting" or "hunting with dogs".

It is one of four works by Xenophon on arts or skills each ends with -ikos / -ICUs. The other three: Hipparchicus "experienced cavalry commander" Peri Hippikes "riding" the Domostroy "about property. 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.

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.

[64]. 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.book: book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7.

chapter: chapter 1 chapter 2 chapter 3 chapter 4 chapter 5 chapter 6 chapter 7 chapter 8 chapter 9 chapter Xenophon. Xenophon in Seven Volumes, 3. Carleton L. Brownson. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA; William Heinemann, Ltd., London.

Phillips, A.A & Willcock M.M. Xenophon & Arrian On Hunting With Hounds, contains Cynegeticus original texts, translations & commentary. Warminster: Aris & Phillips Ltd., (paperback ISBN ).