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Xenophon

Greek: Ξενοφῶν
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Death: Died
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Son of Gryllus
Husband of Philesia
Father of Gryllus and Diodorus

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About Xenophon

Xenophon (Greek: Ξενοφῶν, Xenophōn; English pronunciation: /ˈzɛnəfən/, Greek pronunciation: [ksenopʰɔ̂ːn]; 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, philosopher and a contemporary and admirer of Socrates. He is known for his writings on the history of his own times, the 4th century BC, preserving the sayings of Socrates, and descriptions of life in ancient Greece and the Persian Empire.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xenophon