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Cyrupædia The institution and life of Cyrus, the first of that name, King of Persians. Eight bookes. Treating of noble education, of princely exercises, military discipline, vvarlike stratagems, preparations and expeditions: as appeareth by the contents before the beginning of the first booke. Written in Greeke by the sage Xenophon. Translated out of Greeke into English, and conferred with the Latine and French translations, by Philemon Holland of the city of Coventry Doctor in Physick. Dedicated to his most excellent Maiesty. by

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Published by Printed by I[ohn] L[egat] for Robert Allot [and Henry Holland], and are to be sold at the signe of the Beare in Pauls Church-yard in London .
Written in English


  • Cyrus, -- King of Persia, -- d. 529 B.C..

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Edition Notes

Other titlesCyropaedia., Naumachia.
SeriesEarly English books, 1475-1640 -- 1056:8.
ContributionsHolland, Abraham, d. 1626., Holland, Philemon, 1552-1637, Marshall, William, fl. 1617-1650 engraver.
The Physical Object
Pagination[24], 213, [21] p.
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18477279M

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CYROPAEDIA (Gr. Kúrou paideía, The educa­tion of Cyrus), a partly fictional biography of Cyrus the Great ( b.c.e.), founder of the Achaemenid empire. It is the longest work written by the Athenian gentleman, soldier, and writer Xenophon (b. ca. ­ b.c.e., d. after ), who served in the expedition of Cyrus the Younger against his brother Artaxerxes II ( b.c.e.) in Xenophon: Cyropaedia (Books ) Walter Miller (trans.) Xenophon (ca. to ca. BCE) was a wealthy Athenian and friend of Socrates. He left Athens in and joined an expedition including ten thousand Greeks led by the Persian governor Cyrus against the Persian king. After the defeat of Cyrus, it fell to Xenophon to lead the Greeks from. 1 The Armenians hear of Cyrus's approach. 2 Chrysantas captures the train of fugitives. 3 The king entrapped. 4 The court martial of the king. 5 The king convicts himself. 6 Tigranes pleads his father's case. 7 The acquisition of discretion. 8 Xenophon makes Cyrus apparently accept the Socratic doctrine that wisdom and the other virtues are matters for learning, the results of study and.   The Cyropaedia (or Cyropedia) is a partly fictional biography of Cyrus the Great, written in the early 4th century BC by the Athenian gentleman-soldier, and student of .

Xenophon, Cyropaedia Walter Miller, Ed. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. Od. ", "denarius") Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position: book: book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7 book 8. chapter: chapter 1 chapter 2 chapter 3 chapter 4 chapter 5 chapter 6. section.   Xenophon's masterpiece, The Education of Cyrus, is a work that was admired by Machiavelli for its lessons on 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 offers an extraordinary portrait of political Reviews:   Take a Site Tour to learn all the features of the site. To learn about becoming a Principal Commenter click information on Router Ip addresses, Wifi Networks like and l.; Cyrus’ Paradise is the world’s first comprehensive, online, collaborative commentary for a Classical text: Xenophon’s Education of Cyrus or Cyropaedia (more on Xenophon here and here). Cyropaedia (The Education of Cyrus) Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for Cyropaedia (The Education of Cyrus) is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.. Ask Your Own Question.

Other articles where Cyropaedia is discussed: Cyrus the Great: soldier and author, in his Cyropaedia—as a tolerant and ideal monarch who was called the father of his people by the ancient Persians. In the Bible he is the liberator of the Jews who were captive in Babylonia. Welcome to Did you know that audiobooks now earn publishers more than mass market paperbacks? Audiobook sales rose well over 20 percent last year and the segment is the fastest growing the publishing industry has ever seen. Our narrators and audio engineers produce the highest quality audiobooks. Period. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Cyropaedia Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED EMBED (for wordpress Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Greek and English on opposite pages Bibliography: v. 1, p. xv-xvi.