Exegetical Commentary on Personal Failings: Xenophon’s Critique in The Education of Cyrus

Xenophon’s account of the life of Cyrus the Great tells the story of one of the world’s most successful leaders. Cyrus, king of Persia, established one of the largest empires in the world. He was also a leader in establishing human rights when he granted individual rights and religious freedom to his people. Cyrus’s leadership … Read moreExegetical Commentary on Personal Failings: Xenophon’s Critique in The Education of Cyrus

Knowledge, Community, and Humility in Cyrus

The Education of Cyrus by Xenophon is a book renowned in history as a useful tool in instructing leaders as well as illuminating the life of a noble king. It is also notable for another reason which lies in the title itself. The book focuses on the education of Cyrus, an education which Xenophon shows … Read moreKnowledge, Community, and Humility in Cyrus