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Xenophon's Cyrus the Great: The Arts of Leadership and War. 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
Publisher: St. Martin's Press



This was one of the books I read while on the flight to South Africa. Written 2500 years ago, his biography of the Persian king has often been compared to Machiavelli's The Prince and Sun Tzu's The Art of War. (Below: One of my favorite “classic” works of art – Alexander (he's on the far left) vs. You can be successful with reduced resources, but not without committed people. Xenophon's Cyrus the Great: The Arts of Leadership and War, edited by Larry Hedrick. The book is a veritable classic in the art of leadership, execution, and responsibility. He certainly also had access to information, true or otherwise, about Cyrus the Great. It's one of the main sources of information concerning Cyrus, The Hedrick version of Xenophon's Cyrus the Great is an edited biography as well as an imbedded list of 134 important rules a leader should follow, using Cyrus's real life experiences as examples of the rules. We should be challenged to wonder what “forgets” could mean here. 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. Xenophon's Cyrus the Great: The Arts of Leadership and War. Moreover, Xenophon had plenty of experience as a leader himself. Servant Leadership Recommended by Xenophon 2000 Years Ago Cyrus the Great of Persia was an absolute monarch. Xenophons Cyrus the Great: The Arts of Leadership and War. It is also noticed that “while Machiavelli is greatly concerned with [Xenophon's] Cyrus he forgets [Xenophon's] Socrates”.

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