Conversations Of Socrates

Author: Xenophon; Hugh Tredennick (Translator); Robin Waterfield (Translator, Introduction by, Editor); Robin H. Waterfield (Translator, Editor)
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  • : $19.99(AUD)
  • : 9780140445176
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
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  • : July 1990
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 22mm
  • : United Kingdom
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  • : Xenophon; Hugh Tredennick (Translator); Robin Waterfield (Translator, Introduction by, Editor); Robin H. Waterfield (Translator, Editor)
  • : Classics Ser.
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  • : English
  • : 183.2
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Xenophon was born c.430BC, an Athenian gentleman. Whilst fighting for Greece, he was finally banished due to his devotion to Socrates and support for Sparta. Settling near Olympia under Spartan protection, he began to write his treatises, histories and biographies. Hugh Tredinnick was Professor of Classics at Royal Holloway College from 1946 - 1966. he has translated works by Aristotle. He dies in 1982. Robin Waterfield is a self-employed writer with publications ranging from academic articles to children's fiction. He has tranlsated various Greek texts for Penguin.