What kind of movement is inscribed in Anabases? One that originates in Xenophon’s historical epic recounting a leaderless retreat of ten thousand Greek mercenaries in search of a way home through unknown lands following the unexpected death of the Persian prince who had retained them. An itinerary that became allegorical in its many adaptations, including those by the poets Sant-John Perse and Paul Celan, the 1979 cult film Warriors, and The Century by Alain Badiou. A principle of wandering… the notion of a journey into the new which isn’t a simple return because it forges its own path without knowing whether it leads towards home. The Anabases cycle includes the following works: