The exploits of Xenophon

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Linnet Books, 1955 - History - 180 pages
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When Cyrus and the Greek military leaders are killed in an attempt to seize the throne of Persia, Xenophon, a young Greek soldier, is chosen to lead the troops out of the hostile country.

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Review: The Exploits of Xenophon (World Landmark Books #18)

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I choose this book by, looking at the school's library. The plot of this book is about the Anabasis. More than 2,300 years ago,the Greek historian Xenophon wrote the first war memoir. In this book,it ... Read full review

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read it aloud with my husband to our son. I don't know how much he grasped but my husband and I enjoyed it. Read full review


The Camp
The Battle of Cunaxa
Xenophon Takes Action

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Leonard Everett Fisher is a well-known and prolific author and illustrator of children's books. He has also written for adults and created illustrations for magazines. In addition, Fisher was dean of the Whitney School of Art and a visiting professor at a number of schools. Fisher was born in 1927 in the Bronx, New York, and started to draw as a small child. After graduating from high school, he studied at Brooklyn College and then entered the army where he worked with a mapmaker. He holds a B.F.A. and a M.F.A. from Yale University. The first book that Fisher illustrated was The Exploits of Xenophon, written by Geoffrey Household and published in 1955. Fisher then illustrated and wrote numerous books himself. He is well known for the Colonial Americans series, for the Nineteenth-Century America series for young adults, and for many other nonfiction works. He has written two works for adults-Masterpieces of American Painting (1985) and Remington and Russell (1986).

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