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Xenophon"s Cyropaedia

Xenophon

Xenophon"s Cyropaedia

a late Byzantine recension with facing page English translation

by Xenophon

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cyrus, -- King of Persia, -- d. 529 B.C. -- Fiction,
  • Iran -- History -- To 640 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Donald F. Jackson ; translated by Ralph E. Doty ; with a preface by Alain Touwaide.
    GenreFiction
    ContributionsJackson, Donald F., Doty, Ralph, 1945-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA4494 .C5 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24002806M
    ISBN 100773438432
    ISBN 109780773438439
    LC Control Number2009053294
    OCLC/WorldCa456170883

    Cyropaedia, by Xenophon (c. c. BCE), is a historical romance on the education of the sixth century BCE Persian king Cyrus the Elder that reflects Xenophon's ideas about rulers and government. ― Xenophon, Cyropaedia Volume 1, books tags: government, monarchy, war. 5 likes. Like “What angers me are all those kings who are fabled for the heaps of gold in their coffers, and their freedom from trouble and pain. I have a different vision. I say that the true leader shuns luxury and ease.

      About the Book. For over two millennia, the Cyropaedia, an imaginative biography of the Persian king Cyrus the Great, was Xenophon's most popular work and considered his study contributes to the recent rediscovery of the Cyropaedia and Xenophon, making intelligible the high esteem in which writers of the stature of Machiavelli held Xenophon's works and the importance of his.   The Cyropaedia (or Cyropedia) is a partly fictional biography of Cyrus the Great, written in the early 4th century BC by the Athenian gentleman-soldier, and student of .

      The Cyropaedia (or Cyropedia) is a partly fictional biography of Cyrus the Great, written in the early 4th century BC by the Athenian gentleman-soldier, and student of Socrates, Xenophon .   Cyropaedia by Xenophon; editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, Biography, Cyrus, King of Persia, d. B.C., Cyrus, in fiction, Early.


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Xenophon"s Cyropaedia by Xenophon Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Cyropaedia, sometimes spelled Cyropedia, is a largely fictional biography of Cyrus the Great the founder of Achaemenid Empire, the first Persian Empire. It was written around BC by the Athenian gentleman-soldier, and student of Socrates, Xenophon of Athens/5(2).

A huge fan of Xenophon, his writing's on Cyrus the Young contain the author's firsthand account combining history, philosophy and essay's on the Persian's life. Included in this first of two volumes is also the love story of Panthea & Abradatas (although, i found it a bit convoluted), which Xenophon /5(6).

Xenophon. Xenophon in Seven Volumes, 5 and 6. Walter Miller. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA; William Heinemann, Ltd., London. The Annenberg CPB/Project provided support for entering this text. Purchase a copy of this text (not necessarily the same edition) from Cyropaedia: Life of Cyrus by Xenophon Translated by Walter Miller Book 1.

Book 1 - Book 2 - Book 3 - Book 4 - Book 5 - Book 6 - Book 7 - Book 8. Section 1. Xenophon. BCE (?) - c. (?) BCE Xenophon was a soldier, mercenary and author.

He was born into an aristocratic family near Athens, and he was and a pupil of Socrates. He joined an army of mercenaries recruited by Cyrus the Younger, the younger brother of Artaxerxes II and son of Darius II.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by 20 by Xenophon; Cyropaedia: The Education of Cyrus by Xenophon. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Xenophon, BCE. BCE: Translator: Dakyns, Henry Graham, Title: Cyropaedia: The Education of Cyrus Language: English: LoC Class: PA: Language and Literatures.

Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Greek and English on opposite pages Bibliography: v. 1, p. xv-xviPages: This was typed from an Everyman's Library edition. It seems that Dakyns died before Cyropaedia could be included as the planned fourth and final volume of his series, "The Works of Xenophon," published in the s by Macmillan and Co.

The works in that series can all be found in Project Gutenberg under their individual titles. Xenophon: Xenophōntos Kurou Paideia The Cyropaedia of Xenophon, books VII and VIII, (London, Macmillan, ), ed. by Alfred Goodwin (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Xenophon: Xenophontos Kyron anabasis.

The expedition. The Education of Cyrus (c. BCE) is a narrative composed by Xenophon the Athenian, treating the life of the first king of the Persian Empire, Cyrus “the Great” (c. BCE, more here), from his youth in the Persian educational system (agôgê) to his conquest of Babylon and establishment of one of the ancient world’s first large empires.

Xenophon’s Symposium portrays a dinner party at which Socrates speaks of love; and his Apology is an interesting complement to Plato’s account of Socrates’s defense at his trial. Volumes V and VI contain the Cyropaedia, a historical romance on the education of Cyrus (the Elder), reflects Xenophon’s ideas about rulers and government.

Hellenica by Xenophon. Translation by H. Dakyns. COMPLETE 7 BOOKS. Xenophon the Athenian was born B.C. He was a pupil of Socrates. He marched with the Spartans, and was exiled from Athens. Sparta gave him land and property Brand: CreateSpace Publishing. Organized into eight books, the entire life of Cyrus the Great is told, from his descent and education to his stay in the Median court, and eventually his own kingship and monarchical views.

Considered an important piece of literature by many historical figures, from Edmund Spenser to the Founding Fathers, "Cyropaedia" is an ancient text that /5(14). Cyropaedia: The Education of Cyrus XENOPHON (ca. BC - BCE), translated by H. DAKYNS ( - ) The Cyropaedia (or Cyropedia) is a partly fictional biography of Cyrus the Great, written in the early 4th century BC by the Athenian gentleman-soldier, and student of Socrates, Xenophon.

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 /5(35).

Life Early years. Xenophon was born around BC, near the city of Athens, to Gryllus, of the deme Erchia of father was a member of a wealthy equestrian family. The history of his youth is little attested before BC, when he was convinced by his Boeotian friend Proxenus (Anabasis ) to participate in the military expedition led by Cyrus the Younger against his elder brother Born: c.

BC, Athens. 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. The Cyropaedia (or Cyropedia) is a "partly fictional biography" of Cyrus the Great, written in the early 4th century BC by the Athenian gentleman-soldier, and student of Socrates, Xenophon of Athens.

The Latinized title Cyropaedia derives from Greek Kúrou paideía, meaning "The Education of /5(14). Cyropaedia, Volume 2 Cyropaedia, Walter Miller Cyropaedia, Xenophon Volumes of Loeb classical library Loeb classical library.

Greek authors Volumes of Works, Xenophon /. Works. English & Greek. ; Xenophon in seven volumes ; Author: Xenophon: Translated by: Walter Miller: Publisher: W. Heinemann, Original from. Cyropaedia (The Education of Cyrus) essays are academic essays for citation.

These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of Cyropaedia (The Education of Cyrus) by Xenophon. Exegetical Commentary on Personal Failings: Xenophon's Critique in The Education of Cyrus Knowledge, Community, and Humility in Cyrus. Buy Cyropaedia: The Education of Cyrus by Xenophon (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(14).Xenophon has found concrete expression of this ideal in the person of Cyrus, the founder of the Persian Empire, who embodied the essential characters of a philosopher-king, shepherd and guardian of the state.

Cyropaedia ("The Education of Cyrus") is a fascinating biography of Cyrus the Great/5.The Cyropaedia (or Cyropedia) is a biography of Cyrus the Great, written in the early 4th century BC. In substance, The Cyropaedia is "a political romance, describing the education of the ideal ruler, trained to rule as a benevolent despot over his admiring and willing subjects.".