Xenophon and the Greek host begin their march north, out of the Persian king's territory, through the icy highlands of Armenia, until at last, from a mountain, they catch sight of "the sea! the sea!" So how do the demands of the terrain and weather impose necessities on the Greeks, and how does Xenophon deal with these necessities? Is this easier, or harder, than dealing with human beings, who can be rougher than the terrain and colder than the snow? Do we see evidence of Xenophon's humanity in this book, or of his inhumanity? Join Brian, Shilo, and Jeff as they discuss these questions, and attack the gaps rather than the surfaces!
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