Xenophon

Anabasis Book 1 is now in paperback. Book 4 will be available soon. Both projects were started in 2013. 

1. Xenophon’s Anabasis Book 1 (13.2 mb, pdf., 1st ed., 13July2018 ) on Amazon

Each of the 119 pages of commentary includes 10 lines of Greek text (one-third of an OCT page, 1904) and corresponding vocabulary (7 or fewer times) and notes below on the same page. All words occurring 8 or more times are included in running and alphabetized vocabulary lists in the introduction and glossary respectively. This book also includes  Greek-only pages so that teachers may ask students to review a reading in class without easy access to the vocabulary and notes.

2. Student Translation Sheets for Anabasis Book 1 (pdf, 4.2 mb, 8.5 x 11 inch pages, 15July18)

This pdf contains the Greek text for each of the 119 pages of the Anabasis 1 commentary with lined spaces for readers to write out translations or take notes.

3. Flashcards: Core vocabulary in Anabasis Book 1 on Quizlet (25July2018)

Use flashcards or add set to your personal account and modify them.

4. Xenophon’s Anabasis Book 4 (11.5 mb, pdf., 1st ed. 26July18 )

Each of the 109 pages of commentary includes 9 lines of Greek text (one-third of an OCT page, 1904) and corresponding vocabulary (7 or fewer times) and notes below on the same page. All words occurring 8 or more times are included in running and alphabetized vocabulary lists in the introduction and glossary respectively.

4. Flashcards: Core vocabulary in Anabasis Bk 4 on Quizlet  (25July18)

Use flashcards or add set to your personal account and modify them.

5. Xenophon’s Anabasis Book 3. 75% of the commentary is currently completed.

6. Recommended reading in English

Michael Flower’s Xenophon’s Anabasis or the Expedition of Cyrus (2012), 20.95 on Amazon)

There is an excellent scholarly review of the book by John Dillery in BMCR (March 2014)

 

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