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Published by Tandy-Thomas in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementTranslated from the ancient Greek by Henry Graham Dakyns.
SeriesThe historians of Greece -- v. 8-12., Historians of Greece -- v. 8-12.
ContributionsDakyns, Henry Graham.
The Physical Object
Pagination5 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17729841M
OCLC/WorldCa621187

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History of Iran: Cyropaedia of Xenophon; The Life of Cyrus The Great By: Xenophon (c. - BCE) Book 5, Section 1 [] Such were their words and deeds. Then Cyrus ordered the men whom he knew to be Cyaxares's most intimate friends to divide among themselves the keeping of the king's portion of the booty. "And what you offer me," he. Book 1, Section X Then the head of Cyrus and his right hand were severed from the body. 1 But the king and those about him pursued and fell upon the Cyreian camp, and the troops of Ariaeus no longer stood their ground, but fled through their own camp back to the halting-place of the night before--a distance of four parasangs, it was said. 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 invaluable source on Greek and Iranian military forces. Book 1 Section 1. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.