Expedition of the Ten Thousand

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Historical Context Note

After Cyrus the Younger's unsuccessful rebellion and the subsequent execution of the Greek generals involved, a large expedition of Greek mercenaries led by Xenophon crossed Asia in a long march home to Greece.

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Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "Expedition of the Ten Thousand". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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