Xenophon

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek Ξενοφῶν (Xenophôn).

Proper noun[edit]

Xenophon

  1. Athenian historian and philosopher born 427 BCE and author of the Anabasis and Memorabilia. He was a pupil of Socrates and became a general during the Persian wars.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek Ξενοφῶν (Xenophôn).

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Proper noun[edit]

Xenophōn m (genitive Xenophontis); third declension

  1. Xenophon (a celebrated Greek historian and philosopher, born 445 B.C., a pupil of Socrates and a leader of the Greeks in the army of Cyrus the younger)

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular
nominative Xenophōn
genitive Xenophontis
dative Xenophontī
accusative Xenophontem
ablative Xenophonte
vocative Xenophōn

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References[edit]

  • Xĕnŏphon in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Xĕnŏphōn in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, page 1,699/2
  • Xenophon in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • Xenophon in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Xenophon in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • Xenophōn” on page 2,124/2 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)

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