The Resource The Persian expedition, Xenophon

The Persian expedition, Xenophon

Label
The Persian expedition
Title
The Persian expedition
Statement of responsibility
Xenophon
Title variation
Expedition of Cyrus
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Xenophon, after being exiled from Athens, spent the last years of his life hunting, writing, and recalling in his books the great days of the Persian expedition. This record of one of the most famous marches in history contains an account of the day-to-day life of ordinary men and soldiers. It demonstrates how Greek theories of government and morality worked out in practice-for with his admiration for the great, Xenophon had a rare ability to understand and describe the outlook of lesser men. His own fortunes, too, are intensely moving. Cool, calculating, brilliant, and intensely pious, he is one of the most fascinating characters of history, and his account of his own doings is so far from being self-conscious that he seems to be one of the very few Greeks whose ways and manners have been accurately documented
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Summary
Historical background on the Anabasis prefaces the classic account of the Greek efforts to place Cyrus on the Persian throne during the fourth century B.C
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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10113613
Cataloging source
Midwest
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hoopla (Digital media service)
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Xenophon
Dewey number
900
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Pat Bottino
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1905-1986
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Bottino, Pat
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True
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  • Cyrus the Younger
  • Mercxenary troops
  • Expeditions
  • Ancient Greece
  • Persian Empire
  • Iran
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The Persian expedition, Xenophon
Link
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
  • sz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT10026020
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 06 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781433245190
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10026020
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
10026020
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The Persian expedition, Xenophon
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
  • sz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT10026020
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 06 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781433245190
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10026020
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10026020
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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