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Route of Xenophon and the Ten Thousand.

Xenophon (c. 430 - 354 BC) was an Ancient Greek historian, philosopher, solider, and military commander.

As one of the "Ten Thousand" (Greek mercenaries), Xenophon participated in a failed campaign to claim the throne of the Achaemenid Empire, marching deep into hostile territory and then, despite being greatly outnumbered, managing to return to Greece. He recounted the events in Anabasis, his most notable history

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