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Xenophon's Retreat: Greece, Persia, and the End of the Golden Age

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In "The Expedition of Cyrus," the Western world's first eyewitness account of a military campaign, Xenophon told how, in 401 B.C., a band of unruly Greek mercenaries traveled east to fight for the Persian prince Cyrus the Younger in his attempt to wrest the throne of the mighty Persian empire from his brother. With this first masterpiece of ...

Xenophon's Retreat: Greece, Persia, and the End of the Golden Age 2006, Belknap Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674023567

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