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Xenophon

(c. 428—354 bc) Greek historian, writer, and military leader

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Christopher J. Tuplin

Who's Who in the Classical World

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2003
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Classical studies, History
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life Xenophon, son of Gryllus, from the Athenian deme (rural district) of Erchia, was born into a wealthy but politically inactive family around ...

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Xenophon (430–after 355bce)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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2010
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(before 430–after 355bce), ...

Greek writer of history, biography, autobiography, Socratic dialogue, technical treatises, and other genres. The sources

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Xenophon (c.430–353 bc)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Military History

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2004

Athenian soldier and author. Born into a wealthy family, he served in the cavalry and frequented Socratic circles. This background ...

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Xenophon studied with Socrates, whose teaching he described in Memorabilia. His best-known work is Anabasis, an account ...

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Christopher J. Tuplin

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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2012
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Xenophon, son of Gryllus, from the Athenian *deme of Erchia, was born into a wealthy but politically inactive family around ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006
(c. 435–c. 354 bc), ... Greek historian, writer, and military leader. From 401 he fought with Cyrus the Younger against Artaxerxes II, and led an army of 10,000 Greek mercenaries ... More

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