The Education of Cyrus by Xenophon
English | July 12, 2001 | ISBN: 0801438187, 0801487501 | 317 Pages | PDF | 2 MB
Xenophons masterpiece, The Education of Cyrus, is a work that was admired by Machiavelli for its lessons on leadership. Also known as the Cyropaedia, this philosophical novel is loosely based on the accomplishments of Cyrus the Great, founder of the vast Persian Empire that later became the archrival of the Greeks in the classical age.
It offers an extraordinary portrait of political ambition, talent, and their ultimate limits.