Wisdom From the Ancients

Wisdom From the Ancients

Enduring Business Lessons From Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, and the Illustrious Leaders of Ancient Greece and Rome

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
The authors of this peculiar but brilliant book of wisdom culls the writings of great ancient military and political leaders for practical advice that can be applied to the modern world. 35,000 first printing.

Perseus Publishing
Timeless business wisdom from the brilliant strategists of ancient Greece and Rome

Ancient Greece, the culture that brought us democracy, philosophy, comedy and tragedy, and the Olympic Games, and ancient Rome, best known for its military prowess, technological achievements, and imperial administration, are justly renowned for their contributions to Western civilization. Wisdom from the Ancients brings alive for today's managers the timeless insights of such larger-than-life figures as Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, Trajan, Pericles, and dozens of other colorful and enigmatic leaders. Through direct quotations of ancient texts, engaging commentary, and period art, the authors illuminate the strategies and tactics that have withstood the test of time-from leadership and delegation to managing conflict to effective and persuasive communication.


Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Perseus Pub., c2001
ISBN: 9780738203737
0738203734
Characteristics: xii, 241 p. : ill ; 21 cm

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