Greek Treatise on Hunting- Cynegeticus

The Greek treatise on hunting, Cynegeticus(Hunting Man) was written 375 BCE by Xenophon, a Greek historian. It describes the hunting techniques on horseback and claims the hunt was proper war training.

Date:
      375 BCE
Name(s):
      Xenophon
Occupation:
      Greek Historian
Location:
      Greece


Additional Information:

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