Editor, Contributors of New Translation of Hellenika Lead NYU’s Center for Ancient Studies’ “Xenophon in a New Voice,” Sept. 30


The New York University Center for Ancient Studies will host Xenophon in a New Voice, Wednesday, September 30, 5:30 p.m. at NYU s Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center for Arts and Science, Room 102, 100 Washington Square East (at Washington Place). Enter at 32 Waverly Place or 31 Washington Place (wheelchair accessible).

The New York University Center for Ancient Studies will host “Xenophon in a New Voice,” Wednesday, September 30, 5:30 p.m. at NYU’s Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center for Arts and Science, Room 102, 100 Washington Square East (at Washington Place). Enter at 32 Waverly Place or 31 Washington Place (wheelchair accessible). Subway Lines: 6 (Astor Place); A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street); R, W (8th Street).

Xenophon is the third member of the Founding Trinity of Fathers of Western Historiography, which also includes Herodotus and Thucydides. “Xenophon in a New Voice” will feature some of the leading classicists from around the world discussing the impact of this significant historian.

The conference coincides with a new translation of Xenophon’s Hellenika, a history of Greece from 411 to 362 that offers his insights on the decline and fall of Athens and Sparta as well as relations between Greece and the Great King of Persia. Robert Strassler, the editor of the new translation, The Landmark Xenophon’s Hellenika (Pantheon, Nov.), and David Thomas, who penned the work’s introduction, will be among the event’s panelists. Other participants include NYU’s Paul Cartledge, the 500

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