Xenophon, Cyropaedia, Volume II

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Appendix I

The manœuvre is not quite clear because Xenophon assumes that his readers will take it for granted where the light-armed troops (“the poorest”) will be stationed. The first position is:—

Table: Cavalry and Hoplites (1) Hoplites (2) Cyrus and his body-guard Hoplites (3) Hoplites (4) Cavalry and light-armed "The poorest" (1) "The poorest" (2) "The poorest" "The poorest" (3) "The poorest" (4) light-armed The second position is Cavalry and Hoplites (2) Cyrus and his body-guard Hoplites (3) Cavalry and ligh-armed "The poorest" (2) "The poorest" "The poorest" (3) light-armed "The poorest" (1) "The poorest" (4) Hoplites (1) Hoplites (4)
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