Xenophon was a soldier and admirer of Socrates.  He was the son of an Athenian knight.  His Anabasis is an account of a military expedition against the Persians.  He wrote poetry in the Attic dialect and remains influential as a political philosopher.

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    Greek author, historian and a soldier. A master of clear exposition and an admirer of Socrates he is known for his writings on the history. He expounded on the sayings of Socrates and the life in Greece.

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