Leadership in The Education of Cyrus

Examines themes of leadership and greatness in Xenophon’s The Education of Cyrus.

Answers several questions about the elements of leadership and model behavior in Xenophon’s account of Cyrus in his “The Education of Cyrus”. Also explains the failure of Cyrus’ sons to hold his kingdom together and Cyrus’ use of love, generosity and rhetoric to maintain the respect of his soldiers and his people.