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  • Xenophon, Greek historian. Xenophon (Ancient Greek Ξενοφῶν, Xenophōn; c. 430 – 354 BC), son of Gryllus, of the deme Erchia of Athens, also known as Xenophon of Athens, was a Greek historian, soldier, mercenary, and a contemporary and admirer of Socrates. — “Xenophon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Xenophon accompanied the Ten Thousand, a large army of Greek mercenaries hired by Cyrus Xenophon, one of three remaining leaders elected by the soldiers, played an instrumental. — “Anabasis (Xenophon) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Nicholas "Nick" Xenophon[2] (born Nicholas Xenophou; 29 January 1959) is a South Australian barrister, anti-gambling campaigner and politician. Xenophon established and became principal of his own law firm,. — “Nick Xenophon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • And therefore here the rule fails, "Neminem id agere ut ex alte rius praedetur inscitia."–["No one should preys upon another's folly."–Cicero, De Offic., iii. 17.]–But I am astonished at the great liberty allowed by Xenophon in such cases, and that both by precept and by the example of several exploits of his complete emperor; an author of very great authority, I confess, in those affairs, as being in his own person both a great captain and a philosopher of the first form of Socrates' disciples; and yet I cannot consent to such a measure of licence as he dispenses in all things and places. — “Essays” by Michel de Montaigne

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