- an ancient town in Babylonia, near the Euphrates: famous battle between Cyrus the Younger and Artaxerxes II in 401 b.c.
Examples from the Web for cunaxa
Historical Examples of cunaxa
At Cunaxa, however, the Persian did get behind the Greek camp.Cyropaedia
The battle of Cunaxa, in which Cyrus fell, was fought on Sept. 3d.Callias
Alfred John Church
Artaxerxes is on horseback in the battle of Cunaxa; Plutarch, "Artax."The History of Antiquity
This was after the battle of Cunaxa, where the younger Cyrus was defeated and slain.Stories of Great Men
His generalship failed signally at the battle of Cunaxa, for the loss of which he is far more to be blamed than Clearchus.
- the site near the lower Euphrates where Artaxerxes II defeated Cyrus the Younger in 401 bc