The Education of Cyrus
Cornell University Press, 2001 - Fiction - 304 pages
Xenophon's masterpiece The Education of Cyrus—a work admired by Machiavelli for its lessons on leadership—is at last available in a new English translation for a new century. Also known as the Cyropaedia, this philosophical novel is loosely based on the accomplishments of Cyrus the Great, founder of the vast Persian Empire that later became the archrival of the Greeks in the classical age. It offers an extraordinary portrait of political ambition, talent, and their ultimate limits.The writings of Xenophon are increasingly recognized as important works of political philosophy. In The Education of Cyrus, Xenophon confronts the vexing problem of political instability by exploring the character and behavior of the ruler. Impressive though his successes are, however, Cyrus is also examined in the larger human context, in which love, honor, greed, revenge, folly, piety, and the search for wisdom all have important parts to play. Wayne Ambler's prose captures the charm and drama of the work while also achieving great accuracy. His introduction, annotations, and glossary help the reader to appreciate both the engaging story itself and the volume's contributions to philosophy.
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Review: The Education of CyrusUser Review - Ron - Goodreads
Really interesting reading... fascinating how much human insight the author had when writing the book. Read full review
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I could not disagree with KC's review of this work more strongly. Cyrus is not meant to be a hero for the reader, although on first blush he is very attractive. Instead, Xenophon intends to point us ... Read full review
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JSTOR: Xenophon's Imperial Fiction: On "The Education of Cyrus"
The education of Cyrus was not one of these, we understand some pages later: "Unfortunately, he felt impelled to embody his ideals of royalty in a work of ...
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Cyropaedia (from Greek Kúrou paideía "The education of Cyrus") is a "partly fictional biography"  of Cyrus the Great, written by the Athenian ...
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Cyropaedia: The Education of Cyrus. Author: , Date: 2008-04-10, View: ,. Dodo Press | 1902 | ISBN: 1406555622 | 335 pages | PDF | 4,7 Mb ...
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Book Review. Xenophon's Imperial Fiction: On "The Education of Cyrus" James Tatum; The "Cyropaedia": Xenophon's Aims and Methods Bodil Due ...
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