Xenophon

Xenophon

Xenophon was a Greek soldier and writer. Born to a wealthy Athenian family, he was a disciple of Socrates before joining the Greek force, known as the Ten Thousand, that served Persian prince Cyrus the Younger at the disastrous battle of Cunaxa. After Cyrus and the Greek generals were killed, Xenophon was chosen as one of the leaders of the army’s heroic retreat, an experience he recounted in Anabasis, his most celebrated work. Why was Xenophon later exiled from Athens? Discuss

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