Cyropaedia: The Wisdom of Cyrus the Great (Paperback)

Cyropaedia: The Wisdom of Cyrus the Great By Xenophon, Henry Graham Dakyns Cover Image
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Cyropaedia is a biography of Cyrus the Great, the founder of Achaemenid Empire and the first Persian Empire. It is "a political romance, describing the education of the ideal ruler, trained to rule as a benevolent despot over his admiring and willing subjects." 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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9788027306893
ISBN-10: 8027306892
Publisher: E-Artnow
Publication Date: December 14th, 2020
Pages: 168
Language: English