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Hiero the tyrant and other treatises

by Xenophon

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Published by Penguin Books in London, England, New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Leadership.,
    • Greece -- History -- Spartan and Theban Supremacies, 404-362 B.C.,
    • Greece -- History -- Expedition of Cyrus, 401 B.C.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementXenophon ; translated by Robin Waterfield ; with introductions and notes by Paul Cartledge.
      SeriesPenguin classics
      ContributionsWaterfield, Robin, 1952-, Cartledge, Paul.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF231.35 .X46 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxi, 248 p. :
      Number of Pages248
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL453929M
      ISBN 100140446826
      LC Control Number98169302

        This is a heavily annotated rendition of Xenophon's imaginary dialog between the poet Symonides of Ceos and the Syracusan tyrant Hiero about the relative merits of being a tyrant and being a free citizen. Hiero carries most of the text, pointing out how things aren't as they might seem, autocrats having a difficult time of it/5. Hieron I (Greek: Ἱέρων Α΄; usually Latinized Hiero) was the son of Deinomenes, the brother of Gelon and tyrant of Syracuse in Sicily from to BC. In succeeding Gelon, he conspired against a third brother, Polyzelos. Life. During his reign, he greatly increased the power of Syracuse. He removed the inhabitants of Naxos and Catania to Leontini, peopled Catania .

      Hiero the Tyrant and Other Treatises by Xenophon Penguin Group | | ISBN: | EPUB | MB. One of Socrates' Athenian disciples in his youth, Xenophon (c. bc) fought as a mercenary commander in Cyrus the Younger's campaign to seize the Persian throne, and later wrote a wide range of works on history, politics and philosophy. In the dialogue between the poet Simonides and Hiero, tyrant of Syracuse, the author provides a consummate consideration of the burdens of being an absolute dictator and the superior happiness of the private man.

      Etymology. The English noun tyrant appears in Middle English use, via Old French, from the word derives from Latin tyrannus, meaning "illegitimate ruler", and this in turn from the Greek τύραννος tyrannos "monarch, ruler of a polis"; tyrannos in its turn has a Pre-Greek origin, perhaps from Lydian. The final -t arises in Old French by association with the present . Hiero (Greek, Hieron). In Syracuse: Hiero I the Elder. Born in Gela, date unknown; died B.C. in Aetna. Ruler of the city of Gela ( B.C.); tyrant of the state of Syracuse (); first to bear the title of archon. Having routed the Etruscan fleet in near Cumae, Hiero I the Elder subdued the cities of southern Italy, including Messana.


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