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Agesilaus by Xenophon
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By Xenophon

Translation by H. G. Dakyns

Dedicated To
Rev. B. Jowett, M.A.
Master of Balliol College
Regius Professor of Greek in the University of Oxford

Xenophon the Athenian was born 431 B.C. He was a
pupil of Socrates. He marched with the Spartans,
and was exiled from Athens. Sparta gave him land
and property in Scillus, where he lived for many
years before having to move once more, to settle
in Corinth. He died in 354 B.C.

The Agesilaus summarises the life of his Spartan
friend and king, whom he met after the events of
the Anabasis.