Travels in the Track of the Ten Thousand Greeks: Being a Geographical and Descriptive Account of the Expedition of Cyrus and of the Retreat of the Ten Thousand Greeks, as Related by Xenophon, Travels in the Track of the Ten Thousand Greeks: Being a Geographical and Descriptive Account of the Expedition of Cyrus and of the Retreat of the Ten Thousand Greeks, as Related by Xenophon [Minkštas viršelis]

  • Formatas: Paperback / softback, 270 pages, aukštis x plotis: 216x140 mm, 1 Maps
  • Serija: Cambridge Library Collection - Archaeology
  • Išleidimo metai: 30-Jun-2020
  • Leidėjas: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN-10: 1108081088
  • ISBN-13: 9781108081085
Kitos knygos pagal šią temą:
Travels in the Track of the Ten Thousand Greeks: Being a Geographical and Descriptive Account of the Expedition of Cyrus and   of the Retreat of the Ten Thousand Greeks, as Related by Xenophon, Travels in the Track of the Ten Thousand Greeks: Being a Geographical and   Descriptive Account of the Expedition of Cyrus and of the Retreat of the Ten   Thousand Greeks, as Related by Xenophon
  • Formatas: Paperback / softback, 270 pages, aukštis x plotis: 216x140 mm, 1 Maps
  • Serija: Cambridge Library Collection - Archaeology
  • Išleidimo metai: 30-Jun-2020
  • Leidėjas: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN-10: 1108081088
  • ISBN-13: 9781108081085
Kitos knygos pagal šią temą:
Xenophon's account of the homeward march of the 'Ten Thousand Greeks' in the army of Cyrus of Persia, after his death at the battle of Cunaxa in 401 BCE, describes one of the most famous feats of ancient warfare. The troops had to travel over difficult and (to them) unknown terrain in Assyria and Armenia, with their generals murdered and their ranks constantly harassed by the Persian army and hostile natives. After many months, the depleted band of about 6,000 arrived at the Black Sea coast near Trebizond. This commentary on the Anabasis was published in 1844 by William Ainsworth (1807-96), who used his knowledge of the area, drawn from two expeditions in the 1830s, to discuss the route, the terrain, and the difficulties of living off the land which the Greeks would have encountered. Both of Ainsworth's earlier travel narratives are also reissued in this series.

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An 1844 commentary on Xenophon's Anabasis which uses the author's own knowledge of the area to discuss the Greeks' route.
Preface;
1. Position of the Persian and Greek empires at the period of the expedition;
2. Heralds arrive from Artaxerxes;
3. Disheartening position of the Greeks;
4. Entrance into Karduchia or Kurdistan;
5. Origin of Greek colonies on the Euxine;
6. The Greeks entertain ambassadors from Paphlagonia;
7. Inhospitable reception of the Greeks; Appendix.