Xenophon

Book Club | April 2022: Xenophon Symposium

The Book Club selection for April 2022 is the Symposium of Xenophon. Like Plato, Xenophon portrays Socrates and others in discussion within the setting of a symposium, or dinner / drinking party. Discussion will start and continue in the Forum, and we will meet via Zoom on Tuesday April 26 at 11 a.m. EDT Read more

Book Club | March 2019: Xenophon Memorabilia

"[Socrates] said that he often heard it stated that of all possessions the most precious is a good and sincere friend. “And yet,” he said, “there is no transaction most men are so careless about as the acquisition of friends. For I find that they are careful about getting houses and lands and slaves and cattle and furniture, and anxious to keep what they have; but though they tell one… Read more