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Xenophon's Cyrus the Great: The Arts of Leadership and War by Larry Hedrick, Xenophon

Xenophon's Cyrus the Great: The Arts of Leadership and War



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Xenophon's Cyrus the Great: The Arts of Leadership and War Larry Hedrick, Xenophon ebook
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Page: 320
Format: pdf
ISBN: 9781429905312


Early in the fifth century B.C., after a revolt of the Greeks of Ionia (roughly the west coast of present day Turkey) against the Persian Achaemenid empire, the Persian king Darius (the Great) decided to punish the Greeks to Darius had two sons, Artaxerxes and Cyrus, the latter of which ruled over Asia Minor and had supported Sparta towards the end of the Peloponnesian War. You can be successful with reduced resources, but not without committed people. By freshening the voice and style that Xenophon ascribed to Cyrus, Larry Hedrick has fashioned a more intimate Cyrus. The book is a veritable classic in the art of leadership, execution, and responsibility. By coincidence, I begin a close reading of Xenophon's Education of Cyrus with my Pepperdine University graduate class on political leadership this morning. Paul Gordon Lauren, The Evolution of International Human Rights: Visions Seen, Political Science, Page 11, 2003. Servant Leadership Recommended by Xenophon 2000 Years Ago Cyrus the Great of Persia was an absolute monarch. Xenophon notes that sheep, pigs, and Glad I wasn't Ashbrook and there was a war going on! Xenophons Cyrus the Great: The Arts of Leadership and War. Xenophon's Cyrus the Great: The Arts of Leadership and War by Larry Hedrick (Editor). (Below: One of my favorite “classic” works of art – Alexander (he's on the far left) vs. This was one of the books I read while on the flight to South Africa. Xenophon's Cyrus the Great: The Arts of Leadership and War, edited by Larry Hedrick. The Cyropaedia, like the rest of Xenophon's The opening poses a great and basic question about political life for students to ponder: Why are human beings hard to govern? Xenophon and Larry Hedrick, Xenophon's Cyrus the Great: The Arts of Leadership and War, History, Page xiii, 2007.

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