The Shorter Writings

The Shorter Writings

Translated by Gregory A. McBrayer

Xenophon

Wayne Ambler is Associate Professor and Director of the Herbst Program of Humanities at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Eric Buzzetti is Associate Professor in the Liberal Arts College of Concordia University, Montreal.

Prize Winner of the 2003 Edgar S. Furniss Book Award (Mershon Center for International Security Studies)

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