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    DescriptionIn 1906, a stilted English translation of "Xenophon of Athens", story about Cyrus the Great's military campaigns was published. Now, a century later, a much more accessible edition of one of history's most extraordinary and successful leaders is emerging. Among his many achievements, this great leader of wisdom and virtue founded and extended the Persian Empire; conquered Babylon; freed 40,000 Jews from captivity; wrote mankind's first human rights charter; and ruled over those he had conquered with respect and benevolence. According to historian Will Durant, Cyrus the Great's military enemies knew that he was lenient, and they did not fight him with that desperate courage which men show when their only choice is "to kill or die." As a result the Iranians regarded him as "The Father," the Babylonians as "The Liberator," the Greeks as the "Law-Giver," and the Jews as the "Anointed of the Lord." By freshening the voice, style and diction that Xenophon ascribed to Cyrus, Larry Hedrick has created a more contemporary Cyrus. A new generation of readers, including business executives and managers, military officers, and government officials, can now learn about and benefit from Cyrus the Great's extraordinary achievements, which exceeded all other leaders' throughout antiquity.


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    Title
    Xenophon's Cyrus the Great
    Subtitle
    The Arts of Leadership and War
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Larry Hedrick
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 363 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780312364694
    ISBN 10: 0312364695
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    BIC E4L: BUS
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: KJM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.1
    LC subject heading: ,
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T General Subject: 520
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 69
    LC classification: U
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET135
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDEST
    DC22: 883.01
    BISAC V2.8: HIS026000, HIS002000, HIS002010
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027060
    Thema V1.0: NHW, JWK, NHC, NHG
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Griffin Publishing
    Imprint name
    Saint Martin's Griffin,U.S.
    Publication date
    02 May 2007
    Publication City/Country
    California
    Author Information
    LARRY HEDRICK is a former U.S. Air Force officer. He lives in Seattle, Washington. This is his first book.