Battle of Cunaxa

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Historical Context Note

Cyrus the Younger was defeated and killed by his brother Artaxerxes II in this battle prompted by the former's attempted usurpation of the throne.

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Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "Battle of Cunaxa". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=11246, accessed 01 October 2014.]