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Hiero the Tyrant and Other Treatises (Penguin Classics)

Hiero the Tyrant and Other Treatises (Penguin Classics)
Author: Xenophon
ISBN 13: 9780140455250
ISBN 10: 140455256
Edition: Revised
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: 2006-08-29
Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
List Price: $17.00

A look at leadership from a celebrated student of Socrates

One of Socrates' disciples in his youth, Xenophon fought as a mercenary in Persia, traveled widely, and later wrote a broad range of works on history, politics, and philosophy. These six treatises offer his remarkable insights into the nature of leadership, the burdens of absolute power, the legendary King of Sparta, the skills of the hunter, and more.

• Back in print with new material: an updated section on further reading, new chronology, and maps