Ciropedia by Xenophon.; Ana Vegas Sansalvador

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México, 1962', páginas 956-964. der Forschung 5 l8), Darrnstadt, 1 9 9 , págs. 27-188, 205-237, 361-387. E. LE&VRE,«Die Frage nach dem Bios eudaimon. Die Begegnung zwischen Kyros und Kroisos bei Xenophonn, Hermes 99 (1971), 283-296. C . F. LEHMANN-HAUPT, «Der Sturz des Kroisos und das historische Elernent in Xenophons Cyropoedie~,Wiener Studien 47 (1929), 123-127. J . LuccroNr, Les idées politiques el sociales de Xénophon, Paris, 1948. -, Xénophon et le Socrotisrne, París, 1953. R. NICKEL,Xenophon, Darmstadt, 1979, phgs.

De modo que ten cuidado, no vaya a 'O Jenofonte condena la tiranía que atribuye al sistema politico medo y ensalza la soberanía de la ley que considera propia del régimen político persa. En Econ. XXI 12. también ataca la tiranía, y en Memorables 1V 6 . 12, opone medos a persas en términos semejantes a los que encontra- mos aqui. Sin embargo, los datos que tenemos del sistema político persa no corroboran la imagen dada por Jenofonte, sino que presentan al rey como Rey de Reyes, centro de gobierno, salvaguarda de la tradición y fuente directa e indirecta de autoridad con limitaciones muy reducidas.

Pues los escanciadores reales, cada vez que entregan la copa, después de extraer un poco de ella con una taza 27, lo vierten en la mano izquierda y lo ingieren para que no les reporte beneficio servir veneno. Io Acto seguido, Astiages bromeando le dijo: -Y ¿por qué, Ciro, ya que imitas en otras cosas a Sacas, no has ingerido un poco de vino? -Por Zeus, dijo, porque temía que hubiera veneno mezclado con el vino en el crater, pues cuando invitaste a tus amigos a las fiestas de tu cumpleaños 28 claramente comprendí que él os vertía veneno.

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