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Xenias
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(Ξενίας; Xenías).

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[1] Arcadian from Parrhasia, mercenary leader of Cyrus [3] the Younger, c. 400 BC

Arcadian from Parrhasia; as a mercenary leader in 405/4 BC he accompanied Cyrus [3] the Younger to the court of the Persian king and later took a large number of mercenaries to him in Sardis (Xen. An. 1,1,2; 2,1-3), but, together with Pasion [1] from Megara, left Cyrus' army in Syria without taking his family, wh…

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Welwei, Karl-Wilhelm (Bochum), “Xenias”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 05 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12212510>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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