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Xenophon's Anabasis, or, the Expedition of Cyrus

Author: Michael A Flower
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Series: Oxford approaches to classical literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Anabasis in context -- Xenophon as author, narrator, and agent -- Let it be fact and let it be fiction? -- Style and the shaping of narrative -- Xenophon takes command -- Xenophon on trial -- Reading the Anabasis -- The hand of God artfully placed.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Xenophon.; Cyrus, the Younger; Xenophon.; Cyrus, the Younger; Cyrus, the Younger; Xenophon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Flower
ISBN: 9780195188677 0195188675 9780195188684 0195188683
OCLC Number: 759048546
Description: xvi, 242 pages : map ; 21 cm.
Contents: The Anabasis in context --
Xenophon as author, narrator, and agent --
Let it be fact and let it be fiction? --
Style and the shaping of narrative --
Xenophon takes command --
Xenophon on trial --
Reading the Anabasis --
The hand of God artfully placed.
Series Title: Oxford approaches to classical literature.
Responsibility: Michael A. Flower.
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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  Read more...

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