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Naz. dei Lincei, Serie V , vol. XXI (1922), 34-56. E. DELEBECQUE. ESSU;sur la vie de Xénophon, París. 1957, especialmente págs. 395-409. G. EICHLER,De Cyrupaediae capite extremo, Leipzig, 1880. TH. MARSCHALL, Wntersuchungen zur Chronologie des Werkes Xenophons, Munich, 1928. 111. REFLEJODEL MUNDO PERSA: A. BAUER,«Die Kyros-Sage und Verwandtesn, en Sitzungsb. d. -hist. KI. der Ost Ak. der Wiss. (Viena, 1882). H. BENGSTON, Griegos y Persas (trad. ), Madrid, 1972. V. BRANDENSTEIN-M. MAYRHOFER, Handbuch des Altpersischen, Wiesbaden, 1964.

XV 3, 18) de cuero. cuyo rasgo más sobresaliente eran los pantalones tambien de cuero (cf. ,1 71), posteriormente se hicieron famosos por su lujo y abandonaron su tradicional sobriedad. -Por otra parte. hay que resaltar la facilidad con que los persas adoptaban las costumbres de otros, por ejemplo, la túnica meda. porque la encontraban más hermosa (cf. , 1 135). La mayor parte de los usos medos se imponen en la corte de Ciro (cf. infra, Vlll 1, 41). Asi, no es de extraiiar que, en Anáb. VI1 , 61, que hace referencia a las amplias túnicas con mangas y de muchos colores.

Gr. Hid. 1 F 291, que no habla de la tierra, sino del «mar hircaniou. probablemente antigua designación del Caspio. Era un país rico. que. a partir del siglo vri a. , pasó a formar parte del imperio asirio y, después, del persa. Pero no aparece en la Lista de las satrapías de Heródoto, ya que estaba incluida en la satrapía undécima a la que pertenecía el Caspio. Los hircanios pertenecían a la familia indoirania. La toponimia demuestra que tuvieron varios asentarnientos, pues existen localidades con el nombre de Hircania en Macedonia.

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