Cost of Glory

Xenophon's Anabasis Book 3 - The best highlights, the Power Highlights. For Power Listeners.

In this Episode:
-The power of public speaking
-What Socrates told Xenophon before he left
-Xenophon's inner monologue in GREEK
-Motivating your managers
-Finding resources you didn't know you had
-Lost cities of Mesopotamia
-Goat and donkey balloons
-The Original Kurds?

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Landmark Xenophon's Anabasis

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Key Characters
Proxenus (+)
Some Hater from Boeotia
A Rhodian Balloon smith
The Carduchians

Nineveh (Mosul)
Tigris River

What is Cost of Glory?

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