Wednesday, 27 July 2011

Xenophon - In Our Time Melvyn Bragg

Xenophon's account of the failed attempt by a group of Greek mercenaries to topple a king of Persia and their difficulties getting back again afterwards (for fairly obvious reasons) has been a popular classic for centuries.  But one thing it doesn't do is tell you a huge amount about the guy behind it.  This is where this podcast comes in.

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