Cyrus the Younger


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Persian prince who was defeated in battle by his brother Artaxerxes II (424-401 BC)

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The march through much of ancient Persia by 10,000 Greek mercenaries in support of the pretender Cyrus the Younger and their fighting retreat to Greece after the defeat of their employer is one of the most familiar tales from the ancient world.
The son of Aristocritus, whose birth and early career are unknown; first came to prominence when he was appointed admiral (407); he spent most of the following year in negotiations with the Persian viceroy in Asia Minor, Cyrus the Younger, for aid against Athens; defeated an Athenian fleet detachment at Notium when Alcibiades had left with most of the Athenian fleet to collect supplies (March?
In 401 bc Xenophon joined the force of mercenary Greeks recruited by Cyrus the Younger for the purpose of dethroning his older brother Artaxerxes.