CONF: Xenophon – Ethical Principle and Historical Enquiry

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Liverpool 8-11 July 2009

A British Academy sponsored conference devoted to the works of Xenophon will be held at the University of Liverpool’s Carnatic conference site on 8-11 July 2009. Papers are pre-circulated and available for downloading to registered participants. Those who wish to register can still do so (up to the 8th June).

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Conference Details

The following papers are already available. More will follow.

Almagor, E. Xenophon’s Anabasis and Ctesias’ Persica

Asmonti, L. Spartan foreign policy in the aftermath of Cnidus: the evidence

of Xenophon’s Hellenika

Bearzot, C. Xenophon on the Athenian embassy to Susa in 368/7

Bianco, E. Xenophon and the tradition on fourth century Athenian


Danzig, G. Irony in Cyropaedia. What’s wrong with Xenophon’s Cyrus?

Davverio, G. Socrates’ homonoia and Xenophon (Mem. 4.4.15-16)

Demont, P. Le passé et le présent dans le fin de la Cyropédie (7.5.57-58)

de Souza, P. Xenophon on naval warfare

Ferrario, S. Historical agency and self-awareness in Xenophon’s

Hellenica and Anabasis

Gera, D. The Adusius episode of the Cyropaedia

Harman, R. A spectacle of Greekness: vision and Greek identity in

Xenophon’s Agesilaus

Jansen, J. Strangers incorporated: outsiders in Xenophon’s Poroi

Johnson, D. Strauss and Xenophon

Keaveney, A. The trial of Orontas: Anabasis 1.6

Kroeker, R. Xenophon philosophos, panhellenism and the barbarian

LaForse, B. Panhellenism in Xenophon’s Agesilaus

L’Allier, L. A new look at the diatribe against the sophists in the

Cynegetica of Xenophon

Pownall, F. Critias in Xenophon’s Hellenica

Rood, T. A delightful retreat: Xenophon and the picturesque

Roy, J. Xenophon’s Peloponnese in the Hellenica

Rung, E. Xenophon, Diodorus and the mission of Philiscus in 369/8

Rzepka, J. Demos versus polis in Hellenica

Schorn, S. Xenophons Poroi: wirtschaftpolitisches Programm oder

philosophische Utopie?

Sekunda, N. Lakedaimonian writers on their army before Xenophon

Sordi, M. (†) La nautike dunamis in Senofonte dall’Athenaion Politeia ai


Stadter, P. Staying up late: Plutarch’s reading of Xenophon

Stokes, M.C. Xenophon Apology, Xenophon Memorabilia and Plato

Apology: some comparisons

Vela Tejada, J. Why did Xenophon write a Symposium? Erotike paideia and logos Sokratikos

Waterfield, R. Xenophon on Socrates’ trial and death

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