Xenophon

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English

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Etymology

From Ancient Greek Ξενοφῶν (Xenophôn).

Proper noun

Xenophon

  1. Athenian historian and philosopher born 427 B.C.E. 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

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Etymology

From the Ancient Greek Ξενοφῶν (Xenophôn).

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Xenophōn m sg (genitive Xenophōntis); 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

Third-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Xenophōn
Genitive Xenophōntis
Dative Xenophōntī
Accusative Xenophōntem
Ablative Xenophōnte
Vocative Xenophōn

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References

  • 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
  • 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 and Roman 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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