Associations to the word «Xenophon»

Wiktionary

XENOPHON, proper noun. Athenian historian and philosopher born 427 BCE and author of the Anabasis and Memorabilia. He was a pupil of Socrates and became a general during the Persian wars.

Dictionary definition

XENOPHON, noun. Greek general and historian; student of Socrates (430-355 BC).

Wise words

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