The battle of Cunaxa, in which Cyrus fell, was fought on Sept. 3d.
At Cunaxa, however, the Persian did get behind the Greek camp.
This is generally supposed to have been Cunaxa, where, according to Plutarch, the battle was fought.
This was after the battle of Cunaxa, where the younger Cyrus was defeated and slain.
Here it was all vivid and real before my eyes, with the scene of the great battle of Cunaxa only a few miles from Museyib.
Ainsworth, p. 244, identifies Cunaxa with Imséy'ab, a place 36 miles north of Babylon.
History tells us that Xenophon, in his famous retreat from Cunaxa, wore a wolfskin about his shoulders and breast.
Cyrus met death and his oriental soldiers accepted defeat at Cunaxa, some four days' march short of the goal.
The battle of Cunaxa was a double blow to the Persian power.
Cyrus the younger had two Greek women with him when he fell at Cunaxa, and one of them was a Milesian.