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Anabasis

ANABASIS (anabasis, a march up country), the title given by Xenophon (q.v.) to his narrative of the expedition of Cyrus the younger against his brother, Artaxerxes of Persia, 401 B.C., and adopted by Arrian for his history of the expedition of Alexander the Great.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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