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Xenophon"s Cyrus the Great

The Arts of Leadership and War

by Xenophon

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Published by St. Martin"s Griffin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Management & management techniques,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History,
  • Military,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • Military - Strategy,
  • History / Military / Strategy

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLarry Hedrick (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9879626M
    ISBN 100312364695
    ISBN 109780312364694
    OCLC/WorldCa85689623

    Book 1 Section 1 [] Darius and Parysatis had two sons born to them, of whom the elder was Artaxerxes and the younger Cyrus.1 Now when Darius lay sick and suspected that the end of his life was near, he wished to have both his sons with him. CYROPAEDIA (or Education of Cyrus) is a biography of Persian emperor Cyrus the Great, who ruled Persia more than a century before the time of Xenophon. Xenophon idealizes Cyrus as the ideal ruler, and very likely relied on unreliable court sources for his CYROPAEDIA. Nonetheless, the work provides an interesting look into life in ancient Persia.5/5(1).

    The Cyrus in question is Cyrus the Great, the founder of the Persian empire celebrated in the Book of Ezra as the liberator of Israel, and the Cyropaedia, written to instruct future rulers by his example, became not only an inspiration to poets and novelists but a profoundly influential political work. Get this from a library! Xenophon's Cyrus the Great: the arts of leadership and war. [Xenophon.; Larry Hedrick] -- Twenty-five hundred years ago Cyrus, a great Persian leader of wisdom and virtue, created the Persian Empire, conquered Babylon, freed forty thousand Jews .

    Xenophon: Kyrou paideia, or, The institution and life of Cyrus the Great written by that famous philosopher and general, Xenophon of Athens, and from the original Greek made English, the first four books by Francis Digby , the four last by John Norris. Mar 31,  · Larry Hedrick recounts Xenophon’s telling of the amazing accomplishments and leadership of Cyrus the Great, King of bii-va.com created the largest empire in the history of the world up to that time and the leadership principles covered are applicable in any field, even today.


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Mar 25,  · Xenophon's Cyrus the Great [Larry Hedrick] on bii-va.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ina stilted English translation of Xenophon of Athens' story about Cyrus the Great's military campaigns was published. Now/5(86). Mar 25,  · Xenophon's Cyrus the Great: The Arts of Leadership and War - Kindle edition by Xenophon, Larry Hedrick.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Xenophon's Cyrus the Great: The Arts of Leadership and War/5(86).

The Cyropaedia, sometimes spelled Cyropedia, is a partly fictional biography of Cyrus the Great the founder of Achaemenid Empire, the first Persian bii-va.com was written around BC by Xenophon, the Athenian gentleman-soldier, and student of bii-va.com Latinized title Cyropaedia derives from Greek Kúrou paideía (Κύρου παιδεία), meaning "The Education of Cyrus".

Check out this great listen on bii-va.com Ina stilted English translation of Xenophon of Athens' story about Cyrus the Great's military campaigns was published.

Now, a century later, a much more accessible edition of one of history's most extraordinary and successful leaders is emerging. Apr 01,  · Xenophon's Cyrus the Great is his first book.

Xenophon was a soldier, mercenary and a contemporary and admirer of Socrates. He is known for his writings on the history of his own times, the sayings of Socrates, and the life of Greece/5(7).

Ina stilted English translation of Xenophon of Athens' story about Cyrus the Great's military campaigns was published. Now, a century later, a much more accessible edition of one of history's most extraordinary and successful leaders is emerging.5/5(1).

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‎Ina stilted English translation of Xenophon of Athens' story about Cyrus the Great's military campaigns was published. Now, a century later, a much more accessible edition of one of history's most extraordinary and successful leaders is emerging.

Among his many achievements, this g. Jan 18,  · bii-va.com - Buy Xenophon's Cyrus the Great: The Arts of Leadership and War book online at best prices in India on bii-va.com Read Xenophon's Cyrus the Great: The Arts of Leadership and War book reviews & author details and more at bii-va.com Free delivery on qualified orders/5(3).

Then Cyrus laughed through his tears and bade him go and be of good cheer, for in a little while he would come back to them, so that he might soon look at him--without winking, if he chose. Book 1, Section 5 [] Now when Cyrus had returned, as before narrated, he is said to have spent one more year in the class of boys in Persia.

Hedrick has put together an interesting book. He has studied the life of Cyrus The Great. Hedrick uses the examples of Cyrus`s leadership skills, to provide leadership lessons for the reader.

These are timeless conclusions regarding leadership, and can be applied to any era. In my opinion, this is more a book for business minded readers/5(11). May 11,  · "This is a classic leadership book and, according to Peter Drucker, is "the earliest book on the subject and still the best book on leadership." Synopsis Ina stilted English translation of "Xenophon of Athens", a story about Cyrus the Great's military campaigns was published/5(9).

By Shirin Dehghan When I came across this book, I was immediately intrigued. I was born in Iran (also known as Persia), so I knew instantly who Cyrus the Great was, but wasn’t aware of a book that claimed his biography could be used to teach lessons in leadership to. May 02,  · Ina stilted English translation of "Xenophon of Athens", story about Cyrus the Great's military campaigns was published.

Now, a century later, a much more accessible edition of one of history's most extraordinary and successful leaders is emerging/5(). Xenophons Cyrus the Great and a great selection of related books, - Xenophon's Cyrus the Great by Hedrick, Larry.

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Xenophon's Cyrus the Great | Ina stilted English translation of Xenophon of Athens' story about Cyrus the Great's military campaigns was published.

Now, a century later, a much more accessible edition of one of history's most extraordinary and successful leaders is bii-va.com his many achievements, this great leader of wisdom and virtue founded and extended the Persian Empire Brand: Griffin. Xenophon lived sometime in the late fifth and early fourth centuries BC, about a century after the death of his book's subject, Persian emperor Cyrus the bii-va.com: Richard Feloni.

Apr 30,  · The Ten Thousand was a force of mercenary units, mainly Greek, employed by Cyrus the Younger to attempt to wrest the throne of the Persian Empire from his. Unlike Plato, Xenophon studied people.

His greatest book is about the latter, it’s the best biography written of Cyrus the Great (aka the father of human rights). There are so many great lessons in here and I wish more people would read it. Machiavelli learned them, as this book inspired The Prince.

XENOPHON (ca. BCE), Greek historian and essayist from Athens, who served among the Greek mercenaries of Cyrus the Younger (see CYRUS vi) and then led them back home, a set of events which he described in the Anabasis, one of his major works.

Apart from Socratic links and presumed service in the Athenian cavalry, little is known of Xenophon until he joined the mercenaries of Cyrus. The king, on his side, had no sooner heard from Tissaphernes of Cyrus's great armament, than he began to make counter-preparations.

Thus Cyrus, with the troops which I have named, set out from Sardis, and marched on and on through Lydia three stages, making two .Xenophon's Cyrus the Great The Arts of Leadership and War (eBook): Xenophon: Baker & TaylorA modern, accessible translation of the ancient Athenian's account of Cyrus the Great's military campaign discusses his founding of the Persian empire, rescue of some 40, Jewish captives, and benevolent leadership style that won the respect of his enemies, in a volume that also reveals how today's.The book relates the story of the military expedition which Cyrus the Younger led against his brother Artaxerxes II.

Cyrus believed he was the rightful occupant of the Persian throne, and to enforce his claim, he hired an army of Greek mercenaries in a quest to seize power. 6 thoughts on “ Xenophon On Cyrus’s Leadership Qualities.