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Xenophon"s imperial fiction

on the education of Cyrus

by James Tatum

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Xenophon,
  • Cyrus, King of Persia, d. 529 B.C. -- In literature,
  • Political fiction, Greek -- History and criticism,
  • Didactic fiction -- History and criticism,
  • Education of princes in literature,
  • Kings and rulers in literature,
  • Imperialism in literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames Tatum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA4494.C9 T38 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 301 p. :
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2041185M
    ISBN 100691067570
    LC Control Number88017822

    The First and Second Books of Xenophon's Anabasis. the First Interlined, the Second with the Greek in the Natural Order of Ideas, and the Literal English Opposite, Also the Olynthiac Orations of Demos. Xenophon $ - $ Xenophon's masterpiece The Education of Cyrus—a work admired by Machiavelli for its lessons on leadership—is at last available in a new English translation for a new century. Also 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.

    This radically changed about a dozen years ago, when the first in a line of important studies appeared: James Tatum’s Xenophon’s Imperial Fiction (). Tatum’s book was followed immediately by Bodil Due’s The Cyropaedia. Xenophon’s Aims and Methods (), and then a little later by Xenophon Author: John Dillery. FICTION IN XENOPHON JAMES TATUM: Xenophon's Imperial Fiction. On the Education of Cyrus. Pp. xix+; 6 illustrations. Princeton University Press, $ Tatum's aim is to study how Xenophon, in the Cyropaedia, intertwined political and fictional elements (often considered separate) in one text, to explain how he came to.

    Emperor's Axe (The Imperial Assassin Book 3) - Kindle edition by Gough, Alex. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Emperor's Axe (The Imperial Assassin Book 3).5/5(4). The Arts of Leadership and War. Author: Xenophon; Publisher: Macmillan ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» A modern, accessible translation of the ancient Athenian's account of Cyrus the Great's military campaign discusses his founding of the Persian empire, rescue of s Jewish captives, and benevolent leadership style that won the respect .


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Xenophon's Imperial Fiction. On The Education of Cyrus. Princeton University Press. Pages: – ISBN (Online): Xenophon's Imperial Fiction On The Education of Cyrus Tatum, James. Editorial: The Cyrus in question is Cyrus the Great, the founder of the Persian empire celebrated in the Book of Ezra as the liberator of Israel, and the Cyropaedia, written to instruct future rulers by his example, became not only an inspiration to poets and novelists but.

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Format: Paperback. The Works of Xenophon: pt. The Memorabilia and Apology, the Economist, the Symposium, and Hiero. Xenophon's masterpiece has been overlooked in recent years: Tatum's goal is to make it fully meaningful for the twentieth-century reader.

To accomplish this aim, he uses reception study, philological and historical criticism, and an intertextual and structural analysis of the narrative.

Xenophon's Imperial Fiction: On The Education of Cyrus. In this Book. The Cyrus in question is Cyrus the Great, the founder of the Persian empire celebrated in the Book of Ezra as the liberator of Israel, and the Cyropaedia, written to instruct future rulers by his example, became not only an inspiration to poets and novelists but a.

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Xenophon's Imperial Fiction Book Description: "If you inquire into the origins of the novel long enough," writes James Tatum in the preface to this work, " you will come to the fourth century before our era and Xenophon's Education of Cyrus, or the Cyropaedia.".

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An Imperial Affliction book. Read 96 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. 6 short pages of An Imperial Affliction, the book read by Ha /5. The second book is the retelling of Xenophon’s march of the ten thousand as an Imperial Legion attempts to escape a foreign land which has fallen to the insurgents.

It remains one of the most riveting books I have ever read. XENOPHON (ca. BCE), Greek historian and essayist from Athens, who served among the Greek mercenaries of Cyrus the Younger (see CYRUS vi) and then led them back home, a set of events which he described in the Anabasis, one of his major works.

Apart from Socratic links and presumed service in the Athenian cavalry, little is known of Xenophon until he joined the mercenaries of Cyrus.

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Publisher’s Review: “Tatum’s goal is to make it fully meaningful for the twentieth-century reader. To accomplish this aim, he uses reception study, philological and historical criticism, and an intertextual and structural analysis of the narrative.

Engaging the fictional and the political in a single reading, he explains how the form of the work allowed Xenophon to."A provocative and appropriately subversive book."--The New York TimesIn travel books and Orientalist painting, the Victorian concept of an erotic East as a grand harem with endless potential for pleasure and perversion fueled romantic imaginations, art, and commerce.

These racial and sexual stereotypes became vital to imperial Imperial Fictions, Rana Kabbani unravels the erotic.The Persian Expedition (or The Anabasis, or The March Up Country) tells the story of an army of Greek mercenaries who ended up fighting for the losing side of a Persian civil war and must travel through hostile territory to return this isn't a metter of just dialing up 10, Uber rides (besides, the surge fee would be enormous), they have to march through hundreds of miles of hostile /5.