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Plutarch’s Morals: On Moral Virtue

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch's Morals: “On Moral Virtue”, 75 A.C.E. § i. I propose to discuss what is called and appears to be moral...

Plutarch’s Morals: On Virtue And Vice

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch's Morals: “Virtue and Vice”, 75 A.C.E. § i. Clothes seem to warm a man, not by throwing out heat themselves...

Plutarch’s Morals: That Virtue May Be Taught

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch's Morals: “That Virtue May Be Taught”, 75 A.C.E. § i. As to virtue we deliberate and dispute whether good sense,...

Plutarch’s Morals: Consolatory Letter To His Wife

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch's Morals: “ Consolatory Lettter To His Wife”, 75 A.C.E. § i. Plutarch to his wife sends greeting. The messenger that you sent...

Plutarch’s Morals: Conjugal Precepts

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch's Morals: “Conjugal Precepts: Greeting To Pollianus And Eurydice.”, 75 A.C.E. After the customary marriage rites, by which, the Priestess of...

Plutarch’s Morals: On Love

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch's Morals: “On Love”, 75 A.C.E. Flavianus And Autobulus, The Openers Of The Dialogue, Are Brothers. The Other Speakers Are Their...

Plutarch’s Morals: On Love To One’s Offspring

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch's Morals: II “On Love To One's Offspring”, 75 A.C.E. § i. Appeals to foreign law-courts were first devised among the...

Plutarch’s Morals: On Education

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch's Morals: “On Education”, 75 A.C.E. § i. Come let us consider what one might say on the education of free...

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: Galba

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Galba”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. Iphicrates the Athenian used to say that it is best to have a mercenary soldier...

Plutarch: Artaxerxes

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Artaxerxes”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. The first Artaxerxes, among all the kings of Persia the most remarkable for a gentle...

Plutarch: Aratus

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Aratus”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. The philosopher Chrysippus, O Polycrates, quotes an ancient proverb, not as really it should be,...

Plutarch: Comparison of Dion and Brutus

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Comparison of Dion and Brutus”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. There are noble points in abundance in the characters of these...

Plutarch: Marcus Brutus

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Marcus Brutus”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. Marcus Brutus was descended from that Junius Brutus to whom the ancient Romans erected...

Plutarch: Dion

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Dion”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. If it be true, Sosius Senecio, that, as Simonides tells us— “Of the Corinthians Troy does...

Plutarch: Comparison of Demetrius and Antony

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Comparison of Demetrius and Antony”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. As both are great examples of the vicissitudes of fortune, let...

Plutarch: Antony

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Antony”, Plutarch’s Lives, 75 A.C.E. The grandfather of Antony was the famous pleader, whom Marius put to death for having...

Plutarch: Demetrius

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Demetrius”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. Ingenious men have long observed a resemblance between the arts and the bodily senses. And...

Plutarch: Comparison of Demosthenes and Cicero

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Comparison of Demosthenes and Cicero”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. These are the most memorable circumstances recorded in history of Demosthenes...

Plutarch: Cicero

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Cicero”, Plutarch's "Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans," 75 A.C.E. It is generally said, that Helvia, the mother of...