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    • The March of the Ten Thousand

    • By: Xenophon
    • Narrated by: Charlton Griffin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Translated by W. E. D. Rouse, The March of the Ten Thousand is one of the most admired and widely read pieces of ancient literature to come down to us. Xenophon employs a very simple, straightforward style to describe what is probably the most exciting military adventure ever undertaken. It is an epic of courage, faith and democratic principle.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An intelligent leader

    • By Benedict on 04-13-04

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Persian Expedition

    • By: Xenophon
    • Narrated by: Pat Bottino
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 36
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    Xenophon, after being exiled from Athens, spent the last years of his life hunting, writing, and recalling in his books the great days of the Persian expedition. This record of one of the most famous marches in history contains an account of the day-to-day life of ordinary men and soldiers. Translated by Rex Warner.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Better know something about the history first

    • By WSV1975 on 12-21-14

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Memorable Thoughts of Socrates

    • By: Edward Bysshe (translator), Xenophon
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Tecosky
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Xenophon was a Greek who admired and studied with Socrates. He marched with the Spartans and later was exiled from Athens. He wrote about the history of his times, the sayings of Socrates and about life in Greece. Edward Bysshe translated Xenophone's work in 1702. This translation has continued to have an excellent reputation. In this work Xenophon discusses the views of life taught by Socrates.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Philosopher, Soldier, Historian and Mercenary

    • By Darwin8u on 12-04-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Xenophon

    • The Apology of Socrates
    • By: Xenophon
    • Narrated by: Bill Leavy
    • Length: 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this work the Athenian historian Xenophon tries to show that Socrates' proud defense before the Athenian jury was in large part due to his belief that it was the right time for him to die.

    • The Apology of Socrates
    • By: Xenophon
    • Narrated by: Bill Leavy
    • Length: 18 mins
    • Release date: 04-06-12
    • 4 out of 5 stars 8 ratings

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Stories from Xenophon

    • By: Xenophon
    • Narrated by: Nelson Runger
    • Length: 4 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 18
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    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. 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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Essential Reading

    • By Christopher on 01-08-15

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Anabasis: Das große Abenteuer des Griechen Xenophon

    • By: Xenophon
    • Narrated by: Alexander Senger
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Abridged
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    Ein einzigartiger Einblick in die antike griechische Welt. Mit "Anabasis" bezeichneten die alten Griechen eine Reise weg vom Meer in das Landesinnere. In diesem Fall ist das riesige Perserreich gemeint, das sich vom Gebiet der heutigen Türkei bis zur indischen Grenze erstreckt. Der Athener Xenophon ist ein junger, abenteuerlustiger Grieche, der 401 v. Chr. an einem Feldzug des persischen Prinzen Kyros teilnimmt. Der Feldzug bringt ihn bis in die Nähe Babylons, als Kyros unerwartet umkommt. Fast 10.000 Griechen, die Kyros als Söldner gefolgt sind, sind nun auf sich allein gestellt. Xenophon führt sie durch viele Gefahren nach Hause.

    Regular price: $12.49