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Cyropaedia

The Education of Cyrus

Cyropaedia by Xenophon;  H. G. Dakyns
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Written in the early fourth century BCE by a gentleman and soldier from Athens, "Cyropaedia" is an account of Cyrus the Great that escapes a simple genre placement. It is a sort of historical, political, biographical, fictional romance, encapsulating the sweeping type of narrative characteristic of Xenophon's works. The overall portrait of Cyrus is artistic, offering glimpses of this huge figure's character. 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 contains a timeless relevance.
Digireads.com Publishing; January 2012
172 pages; ISBN 9781420936865
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Title: Cyropaedia
Author: Xenophon; H. G. Dakyns
 
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1420936867
9781420933635
9781420936865