The Ideal Prince

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History

 

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Victoria T

 

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October 26, 2011

 

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University

 

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Machiavelli's wisdom is woven into the work, and it alone offers ideas that leaders should take into account. In chapter six, he says, "a prudent man should always enter on the paths beaten by great men and imitate those who have been most excellent?" (Prince, page 22). He offers up several examples of great leaders, including Moses and Cyrus...
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In chapter six, he says, "a prudent man should always enter on the paths beaten by great men and imitate those who have been most excellent?" (Prince, page 22). He offers up several examples of great leaders, including Moses and Cyrus. The "ideal prince" must also be schooled in the art of war, and Cyrus is brought up again later in the book when Machiavelli insinuates that a prince must have good intellect, and he can acquire that by reading "histories and consider in them the actions of excellent men, should see how they should conduct themselves in wars?" (Prince, page 60), he continues on, instructing that one should study the victories and losses of these great, historical men, and here, Cyrus is named again along with Alexander the Great and Caesar...
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