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Plutarch: Comparison of Pompey and Agesilaus

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Comparison of Pompey and Agesilaus,” 75 A.C.E. Thus having drawn out the history of the lives of Agesilaus and Pompey,...

Plutarch: Pompey

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Pompey”, 75 A.C.E. The people of Rome seem to have entertained for Pompey from his childhood, the same affection that...

Plutarch: Agesilaus II

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Agesilaus”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E.     Archidamus, the son of Zeuxidamus, having reigned gloriously over the Lacedæmonians, left behind him two...

Plutarch: The Comparison of Sertorius with Eumenes

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “The Comparison of Sertorius with Eumenes,” 75  A.C.E. These are the most remarkable passages that are come to our knowledge...

Plutarch: Eumenes

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Eumenes”, 75 A.C.E. Duris reports that Eumenes, the Cardian, was the son of a poor wagoner in the Thracian Chersonesus,...

Plutarch: Sertorius

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Sertorius”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. It is no great wonder if in long process of time, while fortune takes her...

Plutarch: The Comparison of Crassus with Nicias

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “The Comparison of Crassus with Nicias”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. In the comparison of these two, first, if we compare...

Plutarch: Crassus

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Crassus”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. Marcus CRASSUS, whose father had borne the office of a censor, and received the honour...

Plutarch: Nicias

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Nicias”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 B.C.E. Crassus, in my opinion, may most properly be set against Nicias, and the Parthian disaster...

Plutarch: Lucullus

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Lucullus”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. Lucullus’s grandfather had been consul; his uncle by the mother’s sister was Metellus, surnamed Numidicus....

Plutarch: Cimon

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Cimon”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. Peripoltas, the prophet, having brought the king Opheltas, and those under his command, from Thessaly...

Plutarch: The Comparison of Lysander with Sylla

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “The Comparison of Lysander with Sylla”, 75 A.C.E. Having completed this Life also, come we now to the comparison. That...

Plutarch: Sylla

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Sylla”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. Lucius Cornelius Sylla was descended of a patrician or noble family. Of his ancestors, Rufinus,...

Plutarch: Lysander

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Lysander”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. The Treasure-Chamber of the Acanthians at Delphi has this inscription: “The spoils which Brasidas and...

Plutarch: Otho

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Otho”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. The new emperor went early in the morning to the capitol, and sacrificed; and, having...

Plutarch: Pyrrhus

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Pyrrhus”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. Of the Thesprotians and Molossians after the great inundation, the first king, according to some...

Plutarch: Comparison of Philopœmen with Flamininus

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Comparison of Philopœmen with Flamininus,” Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. First, then, as for the greatness of the benefits which Titus...

Plutarch: Flamininus

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Flamininus”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. What Titus Quintius Flamininus, whom we select as a parallel to Philopœmen, was in personal...

Plutarch: Philopeomen

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Philopoemen”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. Cleander was a man of high birth and great power in the city of Mantinea,...

Plutarch: Comparison of Aristides with Marcus Cato

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Comparison of Aristides with Marcus Cato,” Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. Having mentioned the most memorable actions of these great men, if...

Plutarch: Marcus Cato

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Marcus Cato”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. Marcus Cato, we are told, was born at Tusculum, though (till he betook himself...

Plutarch: Aristides

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: Aristides, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. Aristides, the son of Lysimachus, was of the tribe Antiochis, and township of Alopece. As...

Plutarch" Comparison of Pelopidas with Marcellus

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Comparison of Pelopidas with Marcellus”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. These are the memorable things I have found in historians, concerning...

Plutarch: Marcellus

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Marcellus”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. They say that Marcus Claudius, who was five times consul of the Romans, was the...

Pelopidas

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “The Republic”, Book Two, 360 B.C.E. Cato Major, hearing some commend one that was rash, and inconsiderately daring in a...

Comparison of Timoleon with Aemilius Paulus

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Comparison of Timoleon with Aemilius Paulus”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. Such being the story of these two great men’s lives,...

Plutarch: Aemilius Paulus

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Aemilius Paulus”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. Almost all historians agree that the Æmilii were one of the ancient and patrician...

Plutarch: Timoleon

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Timoleon”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. IT was for the sake of others that I first commenced writing biographies; but I find...

Comparison of Alcibiades with Coriolanus

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plato: “Comparison of Alcibiades with Coriolanus”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. Having described all their actions that seem to deserve commemoration, their...

Gaius Marcius

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Gaius Marcius”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. I. The patrician family of the Marcii at Rome produced many illustrious men, amongst...