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The Anabasis or, Expedition of Cyrus. by Xenophon

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Published by W. Small in Boston .
Written in English



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  • Greece -- History -- Peloponnesian War, 431-404 B.C.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesExpedition of Cyrus.
StatementLiterally translated from the Greek of Xenophon, by the Rev. J. S. Watson.
ContributionsWatson, J. S. 1804-1884, tr.
LC ClassificationsDF231.32 .A3 1893
The Physical Object
Pagination330 p.
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6577132M
LC Control Number15012026

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