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Xenophon, c 431-355 BC (ancient Greek philosopher and historian)



  • Existence: c 431-355 BC

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Hiero by Xenophon of Athens, translated by Leonardo Aretino, 15th century

Identifier: MS 119/ff. 1r-15r
Contents This section contains a translation of Xenophon’s Hiero. Xenophon was an ancient Greek philosopher. This text is a Dialogue about happiness between Hiero, the tyrant of Syracuse, and the lyric poet Simonides of Ceos. This version is by Italian humanist and historian Leonardo Aretino (commonly known as Leonardo Bruni).In this manuscript, the Prologue starts on f. 1r with the words Zenofontis tibi philosophi...
Dates: 15th century