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The expedition of Cyrus

Author: Xenophon.; Robin Waterfield; Tim Rood
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
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The Expedition of Cyrus tells the story of the march of the Ten Thousand. The exploits of this famous army of Greek mercenaries in modern-day Turkey, Syria, and Iraq were described by one of their leaders, the Athenian historian and philosopher Xenophon. Their long march, across mountains and plateaux to the sight of 'The sea! The sea!', back to the fringes of the Greek world, is the most exciting adventure story to  Read more...
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Xenophon.
Expedition of Cyrus.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2005019295
Named Person: Cyrus, the Younger; Cyrus, the Younger; Cyrus, the Younger
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Xenophon.; Robin Waterfield; Tim Rood
ISBN: 9780191517716 0191517712
OCLC Number: 646752654
Language Note: Translated from the Ancient Greek.
Description: 1 online resource (xliii, 231 p.) : ill., maps.
Contents: Introduction; Translator's Note; Select Bibliography; Outline of Events; Map: The March of the Ten Thousand; THE EXPEDITION OF CYRUS; Appendix: Weights and Measures; Explanatory Notes; Textual Notes; Index of Proper Names;
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Anabasis.
Responsibility: Xenophon ; translated by Robin Waterfield ; with an introduction and notes by Tim Rood.

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The Expedition of Cyrus tells the story of the march of the Ten Thousand. The exploits of this famous army of Greek mercenaries in modern-day Turkey, Syria, and Iraq were described by one of their leaders, the Athenian historian and philosopher Xenophon. Their long march, across mountains and plateaux to the sight of 'The sea! The sea!', back to the fringes of the Greek world, is the most exciting adventure story to survive from the ancient world. - ;'Men, the enemy troops you can see are all that stands between us and the place we have for so long been determined to reach. We must find a way.

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