Plutarch

Plutarch’s Morals: Consolatory Letter To His Wife

Self-Educated American, 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 to...

Plutarch’s Morals: Conjugal Precepts

Self-Educated American, 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 Demeter...

Plutarch’s Morals: On Love

Self-Educated American, 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 Father,...

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

Self-Educated American, 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 Greeks...

Plutarch’s Morals: On Education

Self-Educated American, 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 children,...

Plutarch: Otho

Self-Educated American, 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 commanded...

Plutarch: Galba

Self-Educated American, 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 fond...

Plutarch: Artaxerxes

Self-Educated American, 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 and...

Plutarch: Aratus

Self-Educated American, 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, apprehending,...

Plutarch: Comparison of Dion and Brutus

Self-Educated American, 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 two...

Plutarch: Marcus Brutus

Self-Educated American, 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 a...

Plutarch: Dion

Self-Educated American, 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 not...

Plutarch: Comparison of Demetrius and Antony

Self-Educated American, 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 us...

Plutarch: Antony

Self-Educated American, 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 taken...

Plutarch: Demetrius

Self-Educated American, 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 they...

Plutarch: Comparison of Demosthenes and Cicero

Self-Educated American, 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 and...

Plutarch: Cicero

Self-Educated American, 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 Cicero,...

Plutarch: Demosthenes

Self-Educated American, Classics Library Plutarch: “Demosthenes”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E.     Whoever it was, Sosius, that wrote the poem in honor of Alcibiades, upon his winning the...

Comparison of Tiberius and Caius Gracchus with Agis and Cleomenes

Self-Educated American, Classics Library Plutarch: “Comparison of Tiberius and Caius Gracchus with Agis and Cleomenes”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. Having given an account severally of these...

Plutarch: Caius Gracchus

Self-Educated American, Classics Library Plutarch: “Caius Gracchus”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. Caius Gracchus, at first, either for fear of his brother’s enemies, or designing to render...