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Author: Xenophon; Carleton L Brownson; John Dillery
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1998.
Series: Loeb classical library, 90.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
Xenophon (ca. 430 to ca. 354 BCE) was a wealthy Athenian and friend of Socrates. He left Athens in 401 and joined an expedition including ten thousand Greeks led by the Persian governor Cyrus against the Persian king. After the defeat of Cyrus, it fell to Xenophon to lead the Greeks from the gates of Babylon back to the coast through inhospitable lands. Later he wrote the famous vivid account of this 'March  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Translations (form)
Didactical prose (texts)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1998
Named Person: Cyrus, the Younger; Cyrus, the Younger; Xenophon.; Cyrus, the Younger
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Xenophon; Carleton L Brownson; John Dillery
ISBN: 067499101X 9780674991019
OCLC Number: 40696246
Language Note: Greek and English on opposite pages.
Description: 666 pages : maps ; 17 cm.
Contents: I. Hellenica, Books I-IV --
II. Hellenica Books V --
VII --
III. Anabasis --
IV. Memorabilia, Oeconomicus, Symposium, Apology --
V. Cyropaedia, Books I-IV --
VI. Cyropaedia, Books V-VIII --
VII. Scripta, Minora.
Series Title: Loeb classical library, 90.
Responsibility: Xenophon ; with an English translation by Carleton L. Brownson ; revised by John Dillery.


The Anabasis by Xenophon (c. 430-c. 354 BCE) is an eyewitness account of Greek mercenaries' challenging 'March Up-Country' from Babylon back to the coast of Asia Minor under Xenophon's guidance in  Read more...


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