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Hellenica is an important work of the Greek writer Xenophon and one of the principle sources for the final seven years of the Peloponnesian War not covered by Thucydides, and the war's aftermath. Xenophon, Greek historian Xenophon (In Greek , c. ... Combatants Delian League led by Athens Peloponnesian League led by Sparta Commanders Pericles Cleon Nicias Alcibiades Archidamus II Brasidas Lysander The Peloponnesian War began in 431 BC between Athens and its empire, and the Peloponnesian League, led by Sparta. ... Bust of Thucydides residing in the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto. ...

Many consider this a very personal work, written by Xenophon in retirement on his Spartan estate, intended primarily for circulation among his friends, for people who knew the main protagonists and events, often because they had participated in them.

Rex Warner aptly translated its title for the Penguin Classics edition as A History of my Time. Rex Warner (March 9, 1905 - June 24, 1986) was an English classicist, writer and translator. ...

External links

  • Project Gutenberg - Hellenica by Xenophon

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Hellenica - Preparer's Note (197 words)
Sparta gave him land and property in Scillus, where he lived for many years before having to move once more, to settle in Corinth.
He died in 354 B.C. The Hellenica is his chronicle of the history of the Hellenes from 411 to 359 B.C., starting as a continuation of Thucydides, and becoming his own brand of work from Book III onwards.
Work Number of books The Anabasis 7 The Hellenica 7 The Cyropaedia 8 The Memorabilia 4 The Symposium 1 The Economist 1 On Horsemanship 1 The Sportsman 1 The Cavalry General 1 The Apology 1 On Revenues 1 The Hiero 1 The Agesilaus 1 The Polity of the Athenians and the Lacedaemonians 2
Alert: Marchalina hellenica (1042 words)
Between 1996 and 2000, Greek beekeepers were encouraged to artificially introduce a scale Marchalina hellenica in pine forests to increase their production of honey (it is estimated that 60% of honey produced in Greece is made from pine).
hellenica was found damaging Pinus trees on the coast and in urban environments (streets and parks).
Yeşil A, Gürkan B, Saraçoğlu Ö, Zengin H (2005) Effect of the pest Marchalina hellenica Gennadius (Homopera, Margarodidae) on the growth parameters of Pinus brutia Ten.
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