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Xenophon"s Anabasis, or, the Expedition of Cyrus

Michael A. Flower

Xenophon"s Anabasis, or, the Expedition of Cyrus

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historiography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael Flower
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA4494.A7 F56 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25086927M
    ISBN 109780195188684, 9780195188677
    LC Control Number2011041403


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Xenophon"s Anabasis, or, the Expedition of Cyrus by Michael A. Flower Download PDF EPUB FB2

(In the previous book will be found a full account of the method by which Cyrus collected a body of Greeks when meditating an expedition against his brother Artaxerxes; as also of various occurrences on the march up; of the battle itself, and of the death of Cyrus; and lastly, a description of the arrival of the Hellenes in camp after the.

Xenophon's vivid eyewitness account of the expedition of the Ten Thousand Greek mercenaries who lost the war to Iranians under Cyrus the Younger. Xenophon's Anabasis is an engrossing tale of remarkable adventures, as the Greeks retreated through inhospitable lands from the gates of Babylon back to the coast after Cyrus' death, also it is an.

chapter 1 chapter 2 chapter 3 chapter 4 chapter 5 chapter 6 chapter 7 chapter 8 chapter 9 chapter section 1 section 2 section 3 section 4 section 5 section 6 section 7 section 8 section 9 section 10 section This text is part of: Greek and Roman Xenophons Anabasis.

Search the Perseus Catalog for: Editions/Translations. View text chunked by. Introduction. 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. Xenophon's Anabasis, or The Expedition of Cyrus, is one of the most exciting historical narratives--as well as the most important autobiographical work--to have survived from ancient tells the story of Cyrus, a young and charismatic Persian prince, who in Bc enlisted more than ten thousand Greek mercenaries in an attempt to seize the vast Persian empire for by: 7.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project by: 2. The Persian Expedition (or The Anabasis, or The March Up Country) tells the story of an army of Greek mercenaries who ended up fighting for the losing side of a Persian civil war and must travel through hostile territory to return this isn't a metter of just dialing up 10, Uber rides (besides, the surge fee would be enormous), they have to march through hundreds of miles of /5.

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 one of the greatest epics in history/5. Xenophon: The Anabasis, or Expedition of Cyrus, and the Memorabilia of Socrates / (New York: American Book Co., [?]) (page images at HathiTrust) Xenophon: The anabasis, or, Expedition of Cyrus ; and, The memorabilia of Socrates / (London: G.

Bell, ), also by J. Watson and Xenophon. Xenophon's Anabasis, or The Expedition of Cyrus, is one of the most exciting historical narratives--as well as the most important autobiographical work--to have survived from ancient The Expedition of Cyrus book.

It tells the story of Cyrus, a young and charismatic Persian prince, who in BC enlisted more than ten thousand Greek mercenaries in an attempt to seize the vast Persian empire for himself. Xenophon's Anabasis, or The Expedition of Cyrus, is one of the most exciting historical narratives--as well as the most important autobiographical work--to have survived from ancient tells the story of Cyrus, a young and charismatic Persian prince, who in BC enlisted more than ten thousand Greek mercenaries in an attempt to seize the vast Persian Brand: Oxford University Press.

OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages frontispiece (portrait) 19 cm: Other Titles: Anabasis. Expedition of Cyrus. Memorabilia. Responsibility. 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. XENOPHON (ca. BCE), Greek historian and essayist from Athens, who served among the Greek mercenaries of Cyrus the Younger (see CYRUS vi) and then led them back home, a set of events which he described in the Anabasis, one of his major works.

Apart from Socratic links and presumed service in the Athenian cavalry, little is known of Xenophon until he joined the. Xenophon’s Anabasis Book 3 ( mb, pdf., Beta ed., 04Apr20) The pdf above is a completed draft for Book 3. If you are new to the Anabasis, I recommend that you read Books 1 and 4 before you consider Book 3.

Recommended reading in English. Michael Flower’s Xenophon’s Anabasis or the Expedition of Cyrus (), on Amazon). Through this book, we learn much of the life of an everyday soldier in one of the ancient world's most iconic armies.

A member of the Ten Thousand - a company of Greek soldiers led by the heroic general and leader Cyrus, Xenophon witnessed first-hand the campaign to seize Persia by force from Cyrus's own brother: Artaxerxes : El Paso Norte Press.

Xenophon Anabasis Audio Book He died in B.C. "Anabasis" is a Greek work which meane "journey from the coast to the center of a country." This is Xenophon's account of his march to Persia.

The Anabasis: Or Expedition of Cyrus, and the Memorabilia of Socrates. Literally Tr from the Greek of Xenophon. Xenophon $ - $ 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 Greek mercenary soldiers who fought for Cyrus the Younger in his attempt to seize the Persian throne from his brother, Artaxerxes contains a famous account of the mercenaries’ long trek (“the march of the.

Then Cyrus laughed through his tears and bade him go and be of good cheer, for in a little while he would come back to them, so that he might soon look at him--without winking, if he chose. Book 1, Section 5 [] Now when Cyrus had returned, as before narrated, he is said to have spent one more year in the class of boys in Persia.

Born in the latter half of the fifth century B.C. near Athens, Xenophon enjoyed the best of educational and social advantages and for a time was a pupil and friend of Socrates.

In B.C., however, he was led by promises of adventure and fortune to join the ill-fated expedition of Cyrus against his brother, Artaxerxes the Second of Persia. Xenophon's Anabasis, or The Expedition of Cyrus, is one of the most exciting historical narratives--as well as the most important autobiographical work--to have survived from ancient Greece.

It tells the story of Cyrus, a young and charismatic Persian prince, who in BC enlisted more than ten thousand Greek mercenaries in an attempt to seize. He remembers The Expedition of Cyrus as ‘an admirable work of art, unique in its combination of concise and rapid narrative with colour and pictur- esqueness’: ‘Were this the sole book existing in Greek, it would be abundantly worth while to learn the language in order to read it.’6 At the same time as The Expedition of Cyrus.

The Persian Expedition (or the Anabasis) by Xenophon is such a book that proves difficult to put into any of the regular classification boxes. On the surface, The Persian Expedition is a thrilling history book. Within its pages we read the firsthand account of the most fantastic military retreat in history.

Divine Narratives in Xenophon’s Anabasis 87 This paper builds on the work of these scholars by offering further analysis of the different types of religious phen omena woven into Xenophon’s account, paying special attention to the important narrative rôle File Size: KB.

Compra Xenophon's Anabasis, or The Expedition of Cyrus. SPEDIZIONE GRATUITA su ordini idonei Xenophon's Anabasis, or The Expedition of Cyrus: : Flower, Michael A.: Libri in 4/5(1). In B.C., however, he was led by promises of adventure and fortune to join the ill-fated expedition of Cyrus against his brother, Artaxerxes the Second of Persia.

After Cyrus lost his life and the other officers were murdered, Xenophon became one of the leading spirits of the army, eventually exacting revenge on the Persians, then retiring 5/5(1). ANABASIS (Greek anábasis, “going up, way up, expedition up [from the coast]”), title of ancient campaign accounts stylistically influenced by the so-called Periplus books; more especially, title of the famous firsthand account by Xenophon of Cyrus the Younger’s campaign (the so-called March of the Ten Thousand), the model for Arrian’s Anabasis, a description of Alexander’s expedition.

First Four Books of Xenophon's Anabasis _____ William W. Goodwin This public domain grammar was brought to digital life by: Textkit – Greek and Latin Learning tools. ‎Xenophon accompanied the Ten Thousand, a large army of Greek mercenaries hired by Cyrus the Younger, who intended to seize the throne of Persia from his brother, Artaxerxes II.

Though Cyrus' mixed army fought to a tactical victory at Cunaxa in Babylo. This is evident in Book where Xenophon dedicates a whole chapter describing Cyrus’s life. Xenophon in his description shows how Cyrus was a good speaker and fighter who was able to gain people’s respect due to the way he awarded bravery but.

It is about analyzing, from the classical historian's as well as the professional soldier's perspective, one of the greatest examples of leadership in written history - Xenophon's Anabasis. This study will extract, from Xenophon's work, a wide range of the characteristics and principles of leadership, as well as discuss concrete examples of.

Now, “everyone” knows of these two Persian encounters, but lesser known is the tale of Xenophon in “Anabasis.” One of Merriam Webster’s definitions of the word, Anabasis, is “a difficult and dangerous military retreat,” and that is exactly what faced the author Xenophon and the army of 10, Greek mercenaries of which he was a part.

Though Cyrus' mixed army fought to a tactical victory at Cunaxa in Babylon ( BC), Cyrus was killed, rendering the actions of the Greeks irrelevant and the expedition a failure. He died in B.C. “Anabasis” is a Greek work which means “journey from the coast to the center of a country.” This is Xenophon’s account of his march to Persia with a troop of Greek mercenaries to aid Cyrus, who enlisted Greek help to try and take the throne from his brother Artaxerxes, and the ensuing return of the Greeks, in which /5(K).

Xenophōntos Kyrou anabasis = Xenophontis Expeditio Cyri / (Lipsiae: B.G. Teubneri, ), by Xenophon, Xenophon. Memorabilia, Xenophon. Cyropaedia, and Ludwig August Dindorf (page images at HathiTrust).

Xenophon’s Anabasis is one of the primary classics of ancient Greek literature. For students of ancient Greek, it has served much the same function as has Caesar’s De Bello Gallico has for Latin; that is, it has been used as a foundational text in the study of the language. But the importance of the Anabasis goes beyond grammar and syntax.

It is a significant work of. Both the unusual title "Anabasis" (literally "a journey up-country from the sea") and the work's seven-book structure reflect Arrian's emulation (in structure, style, and content) of the Greek historian Xenophon, whose own Anabasis in seven books concerned the earlier campaign "up-country" of Cyrus the Younger in BC.

The Anabasis is by far. Cawkwell, G. () Introduction and notes to Xenophon: The Persian Expedition, translation of the Anabasis by R. Warner, Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. Dalby, A. () “Greeks Abroad: Social Organisation and Food among the Ten Thousand,” JHS 16– Delebecque, E. () Essai sur la vie de Xénophon, Paris: C.

Klincksieck. Dillery, J. () Xenophon and. Read "Anabasis: The Persian Expedition (Illustrated Edition)" by Xenophon available from Rakuten Kobo.

Xenophon of Athens (circa B.C.) was a Greek poet, historian, soldier and philosopher, living at a time of momen 4/5. Xenophon's masterpiece The Education of Cyrus—a work admired by Machiavelli for its lessons on leadership—is at last available in a new English translation for a new century.

Also known as the Cyropaedia, this philosophical novel is loosely based on the accomplishments of Cyrus the Great, founder of the vast Persian Empire that later became.