noun, plural a·nab·a·ses [uh-nab-uh-seez] /əˈnæb əˌsiz/.
Examples from the Web for anabasis
Xenophon has perceived that the education was limited to the higher classes, and states this distinctly in the "Anabasis."The History of Antiquity|Max Duncker
It is the retreat of the 10,000 Greeks that Xenophon chronicles in the "Anabasis."
The narrative of the surmounting of all these obstacles with tact and temper is the main subject of the famous "Anabasis."
In 1869 he learned Greek, and was proud of being able to read the Anabasis in a few months.Essays on Russian Novelists|William Lyon Phelps
Of all his writings, his Anabasis has been pronounced the most remarkable.Stories of Great Men|Faye Huntington
British Dictionary definitions for anabasis
noun plural -ses (-ˌsiːz)
Word Origin for anabasis
Word Origin and History for anabasis
1706, from Greek, "military expedition," literally "a going up (from the coast)," especially in reference to the advance of Cyrus the Younger from near the Aegean coast into Asia, and the subsequent story of the retreat of the 10,000 narrated by Xenophon (401 B.C.E.), from anabainein "to go up, mount;" from ana "up" (see ana-) + bainein "to go" (see come).