[Oeconomicus. English]

Xenophon's Treatise of House Holde.

Imprinted at London: by John Allde, anno domini 1573. "Right cunningly translated out of the Greek tung into English, by Gentian Hervet"--t.p. verso. References: STC (2nd ed) 26075.

The note to the reader says that "this book of household, ful of high wisedome [was] written by the noble Philosopher Xenophon, the Scholer of Socrates."  A number of topics are covered, such as why wedlock was ordained, a housewife's office, master-servant relationships, and even Persian laws.

Subjects: Home economics.


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