Go Advanced Search
 

Buy from a third party:




Learn More About
Find More Titles by
This Author: Xenophon
This Narrator: Nelson Runger
This Publisher: Recorded Books

Stories from Xenophon by Xenophon

Stories from Xenophon

by Xenophon


Product Details

Author
Narrator
Publisher
 
Abridged Edition
Running Time
4 Hrs. 30 Min.
Share This

Description

Stories from Xenophon is a valuable, firsthand historical account of the Peloponnesian War (431-404 BC), a bitter struggle between Athens and Sparta for the control of Greece. Born to a wealthy Athenian family, Xenophon joined the war in its latter stages. After Sparta's victory, Xenophon grew disenchanted with Athens and joined Cyrus on his expedition against his brother, the King of Persia. When Cyrus was killed in the Battle of Cunaxa, Xenophon suddenly became leader of the Ten Thousand Greeks in their historic march homeward through miles of enemy territory - a journey that demonstrated the possibility of defeating Persia and later paved the way for Alexander the Great. While historians have debated some of its omissions, Stories from Xenophon remains a fascinating document about democracy in crisis, civil war, and the beginning of the decline of one of the world's great cultures.


People Who Liked Stories from Xenophon Also Liked These Free Titles:
  Ancient Art Video Podcast
by Lucas Livingston

  Stonehenge and Ancient Astronomy
by Bradley Schaefer

Reviews & Ratings
User Reviews         Rate this title  

More Details

  • Published: 1992
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: S001489
Available On
Volumes
ISBN-10
ISBN-13
Download