Episodes

Ep. 48 The Education of Cyrus, Book VII

Abradatas is hacked to pieces, and Panthea kills herself over his corpse.  Croesus is defeated by Cyrus, and tries to teach him what...

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Ep. 47 The Education of Cyrus, Book VI

Brian, Shilo and Jeff get together to talk more about the difference between sexual and political love, or eros, and about the connection...

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Ep. 46 The Education of Cyrus, Book V

Shilo Brooks returns for the next podcast in our series on Xenophon’s Education of Cyrus.  We talk about Book V, the love book...

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Ep. 45 The Education of Cyrus, Book IV

Shilo Brooks returns for Book IV of Xenophon’s “The Education of Cyrus.” We discuss Cyrus’ attack on the Assyrians, consolidation, cavalry, and Cyrus’...

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Ep. 44 The Education of Cyrus, Book III

Shilo Brooks returns for another episode of “The Education of Cyrus” by Xenophon. We discuss moderation, virtue, risk and a brief mention of...

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Ep. 43 Pierre Manent’s “The Metamorphoses of the City”

Dr. Joseph Wood (Institute for World Politics and Cana Academy) joins Brian and Jeff to discuss Pierre Manent’s “The Metamorphoses of the City,” Chapter 2: The Poetic...

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