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In the tracks of the ten thousand : a journey on foot through Turkey, Syria and Iraq

Author: Shane Brennan
Publisher: London : Robert Hale, 2005.
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"In spring 401 BC mercenaries from Greece began landing on the shores of Asia Minor. They were heading inland for the city ofSardis where a Persian prince, Cyrus the Younger, was organising an expedition. The men believed they were going to subdue a troublesome tribe of the interior, but their commander had a more daring and ambitious plan in mind. The story of the Greeds' epic adventure was later told by the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brennan, Shane.
In the tracks of the ten thousand.
London : Robert Hale, 2005
(OCoLC)892051430
Named Person: Shane Brennan; Shane Brennan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shane Brennan
ISBN: 0709078854 9780709078852
OCLC Number: 61217641
Description: xxiv, 324 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Shane Brennan.

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In spring 401 BC mercenaries from Greece began landing on the shores of Asia Minor. Using the Athenian writer, Xenophon's celebrated text, "The Anabasis", the author sets out to retrace the army's  Read more...

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"'The march of the Ten Thousand was the most splendid of all the military events that have been recorded in ancient history.' Major Rennell, nineteenth-century explorer"

 
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