By Xenophon, Hugh Tredennick, Robin A. H. Waterfield
After the execution of Socrates in 399 BC, a few his fans wrote dialogues that includes him because the protagonist and, in so doing, remodeled the good thinker right into a mythical determine. Xenophon's portrait is the single another than Plato's to outlive, and whereas it deals a truly own interpretation of Socratic proposal, it additionally finds a lot in regards to the guy and his philosophical perspectives. In 'Socrates' Defence' Xenophon defends his mentor opposed to fees of vanity made at his trial, whereas the 'Memoirs of Socrates' additionally begins with an impassioned plea for the rehabilitation of a wronged popularity. in addition to 'The Estate-Manager', a pragmatic financial treatise, and 'The Dinner-Party', a glowing exploration of affection, Xenophon's dialogues supply attention-grabbing insights into the Socratic international and into the highbrow surroundings and way of life of old Greece.
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In the southwest, Frank Hamilton Cushing, employed by the Bureau of American Ethnology, installed himself among the Zuni and began to record their legends in 18i9; the army doctor Washington l\latthews began to work on the Namjo Ni~l1t Cl1ant and Mountain Clwnt in the 1880s. J. \\'. Fewkes, after the turn of the twentieth century, and J. \\'. Lloyd, somewhat later, both worked with the Pima man Thin Leather to record stories of the earliest times. Among the Iroquois, David Cusick, a Tuscarora (the Tuscarora joined the Iroquois Confederacy early in the eighteenth century), had begun to document the legends of his people as early as 1825.
Lloyd, somewhat later, both worked with the Pima man Thin Leather to record stories of the earliest times. Among the Iroquois, David Cusick, a Tuscarora (the Tuscarora joined the Iroquois Confederacy early in the eighteenth century), had begun to document the legends of his people as early as 1825. He was followed by the distinguished Tuscarora anthropologist J. N. B. Hewitt shortly after the turn of the last century. THE IROQUOIS CREATION STORY -r he people known collectively as the Iroquois were mnde up of the Mohawk, Sen1 eca, Oneida, Onondaga, and Cayuga nations.
Although we print material only from Part I of Cusick's Sketches, dealing with the foundation and establishment of the Iroquois world, Parts II and Ill present the ancient Iroquois as defending themselves long ago against monsters or other tribes by means that may well continue to serve the iroquois in their defense against expansionist Americans. \Ve have selected Cusick's version of the Iroquois creation story because it is early, because it is h)· a Native person (Cusick was the first Native American to record on Atotarho.