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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.