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Anabasis. Book IV.

Xenophon

Anabasis. Book IV.

by Xenophon

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Published by W.B. Clive in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementA translation by A.F. Burnet.
SeriesUniv. Corr. Coll. Tutorial series
ContributionsBurnet, A.F.,
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p.
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16846258M

Xenophon's Anabasis is a true story of remarkable adventures. Hellenica, a history of Greek affairs from to , begins as a continuation of Thucydides' account. There are four works on Socrates (collected in Volume IV of the Loeb Xenophon edition). In Memorabilia Xenophon adds to Plato's picture of Socrates from a different viewpoint.   ↑Nearly five miles. Cf. Lucan, ix. ↑ This Fountain of the Sun, as it is called, is 30 paces long and 20 broad; 6 fathoms deep, with bubbles constantly rising from the Herodotus, iv. ; Lucretius, vi. ; Ptolemy, iv. 5, ↑ This is what we call sal ammoniac, known to chemists as hydrochlorate of ammonia. The dactylos was the smallest Greek measure of length.

Xenophons Anabasis Books I IV by Xenophon available in Trade Paperback on , also read synopsis and reviews. Xenophon was born in the fifth century b.c. near Athens. His Anabasis, or andldquo;Up-Country. The Anabasis of Alexander/Book VII/Chapter IV. From Wikisource CHAPTER IV. Marriages between Macedonians and Persians. At this time Alexander sent Atropates away to his own viceroyalty, after advancing to Susa; where he arrested Abulites and his son Oxathres, and.

  ↑The sarissa, or more correctly sarisa, was a spear peculiar to the Macedonians. It was from fourteen to sixteen feet long. See Grote's Greece, vol. xi. ch. 92, Appendix. ↑ Son of Parmenio and brother of Philotas. ↑ The parasang was a Persian measure, containing thirty stades, nearly three and three-quarter English miles. It is still used by the Persians, who call it ferseng. L. Flavius Arrianus wrote an "Anabasis of Alexander", which is generally considered to be the most reliable ancient account of the conquests of Alexander the Great. It has been translated by E. Iliff Robson in his Loeb edition, with the Greek text on facing pages. This edition can be found on the 'internet archive', and the following table contains links to alternate chapters in the.


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Thence he marched two stages, ten parasangs, to the Psarus river, the width of which was three plethra. From there he marched one stage, five parasangs, to the Pyramus river, the width of which was a stadium.

1 From there he marched two stages, fifteen parasangs, to Issus, the last city in Cilicia, a place situated on the sea, and large and prosperous. Xenophon's Anabasis, Books I-Iv - Primary Source Edition, Books Maurice Whittemore Mather, Xenophon, Joseph William Hewitt No preview available - Xenophon's Anabasis, Books (), Books Xenophon No preview available - Xenophon's Anabasis, Books 1 The MSS.

here prefix the following summary of the preceding narrative. 2 It will be remembered that light troops had proved more serviceable than hoplites in the recent skirmishes with the Persians.

Xen. Anab., 3 See Xen. Anab. 4 i.e. the volunteers. 5 i. e., “the guards” whom they expected to find upon “the” height mentioned (Xen. Anab. Book 4 Section 1 [] 1[The preceding narrative has described all that took place on the upward march until the time of the battle, all that happened after the battle during the truce concluded by the King and Anabasis.

Book IV. book Greeks who had made the upward march in company with Cyrus, and likewise the whole course of the warfare carried on against the Greeks after the King and Tissaphernes had broken. The Anabasis is his story of the march to Persia to aid Cyrus, who enlisted Greek help to try and take the throne from Artaxerxes, and the ensuing return of the Greeks, in which Xenophon played a leading role.

This occurred between B.C. and March B.C. book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7. chapter: [4] There was a man in the army named Xenophon, an Athenian, who was neither general nor captain nor private, Xenophon, Anabasis, Xen.

Anab. ; Cross-references in general dictionaries to this page (1). Xenophon, Anabasis, Book 4, chapter 8 8. From there the Greeks marched through the country of the Macronians three stages, ten parasangs. On the first of these days they reached the river which separated the territory of the Macronians from that of the Scythinians.

Commentary references to this page (1): T. Tucker, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 8, Cross-references to this page (8): Herbert Weir Smyth, A Greek Grammar for Colleges, THE ARTICLE—ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT Herbert Weir Smyth, A Greek Grammar for Colleges, THE CASES Herbert Weir Smyth, A Greek Grammar for Colleges, THE VERB: VOICES.

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 throne of Persia from Artaxerxes II in BCE. Mather and Hewitt's edition of the Anabasis is self-contained in a way that very few Greek texts currently in print are: not only does it have a very detailed line-by-line commentary, map and complete vocabulary, it also has a fulsome introduction to Xenophon and the Anabasis, including what the ancients thought of Xenophon, Xenophon's personality and subsequent literary career, and the /5(12).

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Xenophon: Xenophon's Anabasis: books I.-IV / (Boston: Allyn and Bacon, ), also by Francis W. Kelsey, ed. by Andrew C. Zenos (page images at HathiTrust) Xenophon: Xenophon's Anabasis, books I-IV, with an introduction, notes, and vocabulary, by Francis W. Kelsey and Andrew C.

Zenos. (Boston: Allyn and Bacon, ) (page images at HathiTrust). ←Book III. The Anabasis of Alexander; or, The history of the wars and conquests of Alexander the Great.

() by Arrian, translated by E. Chinnock. Anabasis 1 and 4 are available in paperback. Anabasis 3 is available in PDF. Xenophon’s Anabasis Book 1 ( mb, pdf., 1st ed., 13July) on Amazon Each of the pages of commentary includes 10 lines of Greek text (one-third of an OCT page, ) and corresponding vocabulary (7 or fewer times) and notes below on the same page.

Xenophon's "Anabasis" is the ultimate story, and its completely non fiction. This, in my opinion, is one of the most valient stories ever told, and truly marks the fullest capacities of the human being when strict discipline, steadfast honor, and unwavering bravery are instilled into the culture of /5(57).

The Anabasis gives a broadly chronological account of the reign of Alexander the Great of Macedon (– BC), with a particular focus on military matters.

After a short Preface concerning Arrian's sources, Book 1 covers the early years of Alexander's reign (– BC), including notable descriptions of Alexander's sack of Thebes in and the battle of the Granicus in summer BC.

Xenophon's Anabasis, books I-IV [Xenophon.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Xenophon's Anabasis, books I-IV/5(12). Xenophon's Anabasis: Books I-IV / Edition 1 available in Paperback.

Add to Wishlist. ISBN ISBN Pub. Date: 06/01/ Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press. Xenophon's Anabasis: Books I-IV / Edition 1. by Maurice W. Mather, Joseph William Hewitt, Xenophon, Joseph W. Hewitt (0) | Price: $ 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 /5. Book 5, Chapter 1→ Anabasis — Book 4, Chapter 8 Xenophon H. Dakyns From this point the Hellenes marched through the country of the Macrones three stages--ten parasangs, and on the first day they reached the river, which formed the boundary between the land of the Macrones and the land of the Scythenians.

Arrian's Anabasis of Alexander in seven books is the best account we have of Alexander's adulta description of India and of Nearchus's voyage therefrom, was to be a supplement. A student of Epictetus, Arrian took notes at his lectures and published them (in eight books of which we have four, The Discourses) and also the Encheiridion or Manual of Epictetus/5.Anabasis Language: English: LoC Class: DF: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Greece: LoC Class: PA: Language and Literatures: Classical Languages and Literature: Subject: Classical literature Subject: Iran -- History -- To audio books by Jane Austen.Try the new Google Books.

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