Greek Historical Sources- XENOPHON

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Dates...?
431-355BC
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Place of Birth...?
Athens
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He was...?
Aristocratic, so had use of Imperial Archives. A soldier and Mercenary.
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Participated in...?
Expedition with Cyrus the Younger against Persia. 1 of 10,000 mercenaries left stranded.
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This resulted in...?
Being exiled from Athens. Taken in by Spartan King Agesilaus II.
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He had...?
Unique insight into Sparta.
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Unlike Herodotus and Thucydides...?
He would have had co-operation from Spartan witnesses.
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Predisposed...?
Probably Spartan- owed his livelihood.
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As a soldier, he admired...?
Spartan dedication to warfare.
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Focused on...?
Personality- particularly Agesilaus.
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Hostile to...?
Thebes- responsible for fall of Sparta in 371. (There are notable omissions.)
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Reliant on...?
Own witnessing and friends' knowledge. Little evaluation.
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