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Kalev’s Anti-Blog: How to Read the Opening of Xenophon’s Symposium

  Until the 19th century, Xenophon was considered one of the best writers ever. In Medieval times, his novel The Cyropedia was the favorite of the day. Julius Caesar imitated Xenophon’s style when he wrote his commentaries. What makes Xenophon … Continue reading

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