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The Cyropaedia, or Institution of Cyrus

Xenophon

The Cyropaedia, or Institution of Cyrus

and the Hellenics, or Grecian history

by Xenophon

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Published by Bell in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLiterally translated from the Greek of Xenophon; by J.S. Watson and Henry Dale, with biographical notice, chronological table, and index.
SeriesBohn"s classical library
ContributionsWatson, J. S 1804-1884.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 579 p.
Number of Pages579
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19932389M

Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Perhaps the most succinct approach to analyzing this book might be to explain Xenophon's book in terms of its structure. In terms of the book's structure, the history clearly demonstrates a dynamic unfolding, like an arrow shot through the air: Cyrus 's education and training as a king is the arrow pulled back in the bowstring, and his rise to.

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Author: Xenophon, J. Watson, Henry Dale. Buy a cheap copy of Cyropaedia or The Institution of Cyrus book by Xenophon. Xenophon's masterpiece, The Education of Cyrus, is a work that was admired by Machiavelli for its lessons on leadership.

Also known as the Cyropaedia, this Free shipping over $/5(5). CYROPAEDIA (Gr. Kúrou paideía, The educa­tion of Cyrus), a partly fictional biography of Cyrus the Great ( b.c.e.), founder of the Achaemenid empire. It is the longest work written by the Athenian gentleman, soldier, and writer Xenophon (b.

­ b.c.e., d. after ), who served in the expedition of Cyrus the Younger against his brother Artaxerxes II ( b.c.e.) in This book, "Cyropaedia; or, The institution of Cyrus", by Xenophon, is a replication of a book originally published before It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible.

This book was created using print-on-demand technology. The Cyropaedia (The Education of Cyrus) Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you.

Cyropaedia Book I. The Boyhood of Cyrus 1; Book II. The Reorganization of the Army ; Book III. The Conquest of Armenia and Scythia ; Book IV. The Capture of the First and Second Camps of the Assyrians ; Volume II: Books LCL In section of the Cyropaedia Cyrus makes clear his desire to institute cavalry.

He even goes so far to say that he desires that no Persian kalokagathos ("noble and good man" literally, or simply "noble") ever be seen on foot but always on a horse, so much so that the Persians may actually seem to be centaurs (–23).

42 rows  Cyropaedia: The Education of Cyrus XENOPHON (ca. BC - BCE), translated by. The thought once occurred to us how many 1 republics have been overthrown by people who preferred to live under any form of government other than a republican, and again, how many monarchies and how many oligarchies in times past have been abolished by the people.

We reflected, moreover, how many of those individuals who have aspired to absolute power have either been deposed once for all and. In book 2, which begins in Media, Cyrus reorganizes his army and prepares it physically and psychologically for combat. The king of Armenia, a vassal to Cyaxares, revolts.

In book 3, Cyrus. Cyropaedia: The Education of Cyrus Language: English: LoC Class: PA: Language and Literatures: Classical Languages and Literature: Subject: Biographical fiction Subject: Cyrus, King of Persia, B.C.

-- Fiction Subject: Education of princes -- Fiction audio books by Jane Austen. The Cyropaedia: Or, Institution of Cyrus, and the Hellenics, Or Grecian History. Literally by Xenophon. Publication date Publisher H.G. Bohn Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Harvard University Language English.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the. The Cyropaedia by the Athenian historian, philosopher, and soldier Xenophon, was originally written in the early 4th century B.C, to allow the author to lay out his political and moral philosophy.

He did this by writing about the childhood of Cyrus the Great (founder of the first Persian Empire). Xenophon's Cyropædia: or, Institution of Cyrus, and The Hellenics. by Xenophon,J. (John Selby) Watson,Henry Dale.

Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *. The Cyropaedia, or, Institution of Cyrus, and the Hellenics, or Grecian history. Literally translated from the Greek of Xenophon Item Preview remove-circle Book digitized by Google from the library of New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

The Cyropaedia, or, Institution of Cyrus, and the Hellenics, or Grecian history. Literally translated from the Greek of Xenophon. by Xenophon,Xenophon. Hellenica,Watson, J. (John Selby), tr,Dale, Henry, tr. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book.

Rate it * You Rated it *. The Cyropaedia is Xenophon's partly fictional biography of Cyrus the Great. Aspects of it would become a model for medieval writers of the genre known as mirrors for princes.

In turn it was a strong influence upon the most well-known but atypical of these, Machiavelli's The Prince, which was an important influence in the rejection of medieval political thinking, and the development of modern Reviews: Page - Cyrus to cope with the magnitude of his empire; by means of this institution he would speedily discover the condition of affairs, no matter how far distant they might be from him: he experimented to find out how great a distance a horse could cover in a day when ridden hard but so as not to break down, and then he erected post.

The Cyropaedia | This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. book: book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7 book 8. chapter: Such was the education that Cyrus received until he was twelve years old or a little more; and he showed himself superior to all the other boys of his age both in mastering his tasks quickly and in doing everything in a thorough and manly fashion.

Cyropaedia (this.Cyropaedia: The Education of Cyrus Xenophon, F. M. Stawell, Henry G. Dakyns Xenophon ( BC), son of Gryllus, of the deme Erchia of Athens, was a soldier, mercenary and an admirer of Socrates.Find Cyropaedia, Or The Institution of Cyrus - - Cyropaedia, Or The Institution of Cyrus