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Published by Rivington"s in London .
Written in English


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Greek text; English notes.

Statementwith a short Greek syntax, grammatical references, notes and map by R.W. Taylor.
ContributionsTaylor, R. W.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13926715M

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chapter 1 chapter 2 chapter 3 chapter 4 chapter 5 chapter 6 chapter 7 chapter 8 chapter 9 chapter section 1 section 2 section 3 section 4 section 5 section 6 section 7 section 8 section 9 section 10 section This text is part of: Greek and Roman Materials. Search the Perseus Catalog for: Editions/Translations. View text chunked by. One of the foundational works of military history and political philosophy, and an inspiration for Alexander the Great, the Anabasis of Cyrus recounts the epic story of the Ten Thousand, a band of Greek mercenaries hired by Cyrus the Younger to overthrow his brother, Artaxerxes, king of Persia and the most powerful man on shows how Cyrus' army was assembled covertly Cited by: 3. 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 Up-Country' (Anabasis); but meanwhile he entered service under the Spartans against the Persian king, married happily, and joined the staff of the /5(51). Xenophon's Anabasis is an engrossing tale of remarkable adventures, as the Greeks retreated through inhospitable lands from the gates of Babylon back to the coast after Cyrus' death, also it is an invaluable source on Greek and Iranian military forces. Book 1 Section 1.

  Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project by: 2. Xenophon, Anabasis Carleton L. Brownson, Ed. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. Od. ", "denarius") book: book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7. chapter: chapter 1 chapter 2 chapter 3 chapter 4 chapter 5 chapter 6 chapter 7 chapter 8 chapter 9 devised a plot against Cyrus—in fact, he had made war upon him before this, but had become his.   The Anabasis is his story of the march to Persia to aid Cyrus, who enlisted Greek help to try and take the throne from Artaxerxes, and the ensuing return of the Greeks, in which Xenophon played a leading role. This occurred between B.C. and March B.C. PREPARER'S NOTE5/5(1). The Persian Expedition (or The Anabasis, or The March Up Country) tells the story of an army of Greek mercenaries who ended up fighting for the losing side of a Persian civil war and must travel through hostile territory to return this isn't a metter of just dialing up 10, Uber rides (besides, the surge fee would be enormous), they have to march through hundreds of miles of /5.

The Anabasis, written by Xenophon of Athens in the fourth century B.C., chronicles the expedition of ten thousand Greek soldiers, led by Cyrus the Younger, and the subsequent return to Greece of the contingent, after the death of the satrap at the hands of his brother Artaxerxes/5. Expedition with Cyrus the Younger. Written years after these events, Xenophon's book Anabasis (Greek: ἀνάβασις, literally "going up") is his record of the entire expedition of Cyrus against the Persians and the Greek mercenaries’ journey home. Xenophon writes that he had asked the veteran Socrates for advice on whether to go with Cyrus, and that Socrates referred him to the Born: c.  BC, Athens. Xenophon: The Anabasis, or Expedition of Cyrus, and the Memorabilia of Socrates / (New York: American Book Co., [?]) (page images at HathiTrust) Xenophon: The anabasis, or, Expedition of Cyrus ; and, The memorabilia of Socrates / (London: G. Bell, ), also by J. S. Watson and Xenophon.   Xenophon's Anabasis, or The Expedition of Cyrus, is one of the most exciting historical narratives--as well as the most important autobiographical work--to have survived from ancient tells the story of Cyrus, a young and charismatic Persian prince, who in BC enlisted more than ten thousand Greek mercenaries in an attempt to seize the vast Persian Brand: Oxford University Press.