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The Anabasis of Xenophon ...

by Xenophon

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Published by Harper & brothers in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy Charles Anthon ...
ContributionsAnthon, Charles, 1797-1867.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA4494.A5 A6 1847
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 632, 4 p.,
Number of Pages632
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL420897M
LC Control Number98125411

Xenophon was born in the fifth century b.c. near Athens. His Anabasis, or “Up-Country March,” an account of his life as a Greek soldier, has endured through the ages. A historical and literary introduction, notes, and a vocabulary make this text invaluable to students. Category: History The Anabasis Of Xenophon Books I Ii. Xenophon's Anabasis, or The Expedition of Cyrus, is one of the most famous survival stories ever written and the most important autobiographical work to have survived from ancient Greece. This book places the Anabasis in its historical and literary context and opens up for the reader different ways of interpreting its major themes.

item 3 The First and Second Books of Xenophon's Anabasis. the First Interlined, the Sec - The First and Second Books of Xenophon's Anabasis. the First Interlined, the Sec. $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all.   The Anabasis is the most important writing of the political philosopher Xenophon and any introductory or advanced study of the history of political theory must give prominence to this work. So rich is the Anabasis that it will naturally command the interest of scholars and students of political and military history, political leadership Brand: Cornell University Press.

LibriVox recording of Xenophon's Anabasis translated by H. G. Daykins, read by LibriVox volunteers, and proofed, coordinated, and produced by Karen Merline. Xenophon the Athenian was born B.C. He was a pupil of Socrates. He marched with the Spartans, and was exiled from Athens. Sparta gave him land and property in Scillus, where he lived for many years before having to move once more, to.   Xenophon the Athenian was born B.C. He was a pupil of Socrates. He marched with the Spartans, and was exiled from Athens. Sparta gave him land and property in Scillus, where he lived for many years before having to move once more, to settle in Corinth.


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Widely considered the most famous work of the professional soldier and writer Xenophon, "Anabasis" is a true tale of dangerous adventure in ancient Greece.

Though advised not to join the army of 10, by his friend Socrates, Xenophon does set out with Cyrus the Great in that man's attempt to gain the empire of Persia from his brother/5(54).

The Anabasis is the most important writing of the political philosopher Xenophon and any introductory or advanced study of the history of political theory must give prominence to this work. So rich is the Anabasis that it will naturally command the interest of scholars and students of political and military history, political leadership, military science, and classics."Cited by: 3.

Xenophon's Anabasis is a true story of remarkable adventures. Hellenica, a history of Greek affairs from tobegins as a continuation of Thucydides' account.

There are four works on Socrates (collected in Volume IV of the Loeb Xenophon edition)/5(54). Widely considered the most famous work of the professional soldier and writer Xenophon, “Anabasis” is a true tale of dangerous adventure in ancient Greece. Though advised not to join the army of 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. Anabasis, (Greek: “Upcountry March”) in full Anabasis Kyrou (The Expedition of Cyrus), prose narrative, now in seven books, by Xenophon, of the story of The Anabasis of Xenophon.

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or free book. Xenophon Anabasis Audio Book Xenophon the Athenian was born B.C. He was a pupil of Socrates. He marched with the Spartans, and was exiled from Anabasis by Xenophon - Book 1, Part 4 Anabasis is a famous story written by the Greek professional soldier Xenophon.

The text, composed around the year BC. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project by: 2. Xenophon, Anabasis Carleton L. Brownson, Ed. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position: book: book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7.

chapter: chapter 1 chapter 2 chapter 3 chapter 4. 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.

It is /5. Xenophon's Anabasis is a seven-volume work written in Ancient Greek that is the author’s personal account of the expedition to seize the throne of Persia from Artaxerxes II in BCE.

The book was written by Xenophon, and ancient Greek soldier and general, in the late 4th Century BC. Xenophon’s account in The Anabasis is one of the first true (in several senses of the word) adventure stories to be transmitted from antiquity.

'The Persian Expedition' or 'March of the Ten Thousand' or 'Anabasis' (all depending on your version or translation) relates the story told by Xenophon of his experiences fighting with and leading Hellene mercenaries hired by Cyrus the Younger and the army's + mile marc Herodotus might have been the Father of History, but Xenophon was the cool, older brother/5.

Xenophon's Anabasis is a classic tale of high adventure. An army of 10, Greek warriors, far from home, find themselves in hostile territory, vastly outnumbered and in great peril. Their leader, Cyrus the Great, has been killed in battle along with a number of their other generals.4/4(62).

Anabasis means “march inland from the coast,” which is a paradoxical title for a book that is mostly about a march to the coast from inland. But the author, Xenophon, an Athenian, had a taste for irony, borrowed from his teacher, the great philosopher Socrates. Two Essays on the Geography of Ancient Asia: Intended Partly to Illustrate the Campaigns of Alexander, and the Anabasis of Xenophon | John Williams | download | B–OK.

Download books for free. Find books. The Anabasis is Xenophon's historical narrative describing the retreat of Cyrus's army ("the ten-thousand") following his untimely death.

It is told in the third person and filled with colorful. Xenophon: The first four books of Xenophon's Anabasis [microform], (Boston, Ginn & company, ), also by John Williams White and William Watson Goodwin (page images at HathiTrust) Xenophon: The first four books of Xenophon's Anabasis [microform], with notes adapted to the rev.

and enl. of Goodwin's Greek grammar. Page - On this Chirisophus and Xenophon, with Callimachus of Parrhasia, one of the captains, advanced, (for the last had the command that day of the captains iu XEN. voL. K the rear,) all the rest of the officers standing out of danger. Then about seventy of the men advanced under the trees, not in a body but one by one, each sheltering himself as well as he could ; while.

chapter 1 Anabasis, meaning Anabasis, genre Anabasis, book cover Anabasis, flies Anabasis, Anabasis a77a00ce ONLY ONE MAN CAN LEAD THE GREEK ARMY HOMETrying To Help A Prince Overthrow The King Of Persia, The Greek Army Has Been Betrayed Now The Surviving Soldiers Are Trapped In A Hostile Country As Unforgiving Enemies Attack From All SidesEnter Xenophon.

1 The Lydians were notorious as hucksters. 2 See Xen. Anab. and the note thereon, and Xen. Anab. 3 The obol = about 1 1/2d. or 3 cents. The choenix = about 1 quart. The prices stated were, roughly, about fifty times normal prices at Athens.

4 The Greeks of Xenophon's time ate comparatively little meat under any circumstances, but in the Arabian desert a diet of meat.Xenophon. Xenophon in Seven Volumes, 3. Carleton L. Brownson. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA; William Heinemann, Ltd., London.

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