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368 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198836131

Bookseller Code (06)

Cornelius Nepos, The Commanders of the Fifth Century BCE

Introduction, Text, and Commentary

Francesco Ginelli

  • Provides the first academic commentary on Cornelius Nepos' biographies of the Greek generals of the fifth century BCE, offering detailed and wide-ranging notes on historical context and philology
  • Includes a comprehensive introduction to Cornelius Nepos and the De viris illustribus, covering Nepos' sources and the key themes and structure of the Liber de excellentibus ducibus exterarum gentium
  • Reproduces the Latin text of the biographies of Miltiades, Themistocles, Aristides, Pausanias, Cimon, Lysander, Alcibiades, and Thrasybulus for the reader's ease of reference