Cunaxa


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battle in 401 BC when the Artaxerxes II defeated his younger brother who tried to usurp the throne

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(1975) Feeding habits of the predaceous mite, Cunaxa capreolus (Acarina: Cunaxidae).
Euseius scutalis and the members of genus Cunaxa (Araneida) reduce the population of F.
Those opposite the Greeks put up no resistance and turn to disordered flight (7,6,1), just as at Cunaxa the Persian forces ranged against the Greek phalanx are routed before a blow is struck (An.
There are some interesting ideas in this book, especially about the Battle of Cunaxa, where the Greek mercenaries easily routed the Persians.
(9) Following the battle of Cunaxa, where Cyrus was killed by the forces of his older brother Antaxerxes II, the real journey of the Greeks began, as their worst fears were realized with the death of their sponsor.
De acuerdo a la permanencia y abundancia relativa, las especies dominantes, tanto en el suelo y como en la hojarasca, fueron: Colescirus simples, Cunaxa potchensis, Armascirus harrisoni y Pulaeus sp.
The attempt failed when Cyrus lost his life at the battle of Cunaxa (somewhere in the desert west of Baghdad), and the Greeks then had to find their way home under appalling and terrifying conditions, surrounded by hostile forces, and crossing some of the worst terrain in the world in a bitter winter.
After a leisurely six-month march, by September 401, Cyrus's army ended up on the Euphrates at the plain of Cunaxa, not far from present-day Baghdad, where his invading army finally ran into the much larger forces of the king.
These troops served Cyrus at the disastrous battle of Cunaxa (401 BC).
The loss at Cunaxa (394 B.C.E.) was attributable to Cyrus and his Persian units and not to the performance of the Greek mercenaries, who had actually swept the field before them.
The geographical going-up of Cyrus and his army of Persians and Greek mercenaries turned out to be a moral, political, and psychological going-down: Cyrus was killed at the battle of Cunaxa in 401; the Persians in his force abandoned the Greeks and went over to Artaxarxes; and the five main Greek commanders (including Clearchus, Proxenus, and Meno), together with twenty other officers, were murdered shortly thereafter through the treachery of the Persian commander Tissaphernes.
When Xenophon's hoplites charged the Persians at Cunaxa he