Tag Archives: Xenophon

Kalev’s Anti-Blog: Towards an Understanding of Strauss’s Economics

Most Straussians have no idea of the importance of the economics in the writings of Leo Strauss. Although there is a variety of economic questions that come up in his writings, Strauss’s primary work on economics is his study Xenophon’s … Continue reading

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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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