Xenophon’s Cyrus the Great
The Cyropaedia, sometimes referred to as ‘The Education of Cyrus the Great’ is one of the great works of 4th century BC Athenian writer and solider, Xenophon (c.431-355 BC).
Although ostensibly a biography, Cyropaedia, is much harder to define than that. It has been called:
a political romance,
a ‘mirrors for princes’ piece,
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