Plutarch

Plutarch: Tiberius Gracchus

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Tiberius Gracchus”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. Having completed the first two narratives, we now may proceed to take a view...

Plutarch: Cleomenes

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Cleomenes”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. Thus fell Agis. His brother Archidamus was too quick for Leonidas, and saved himself by...

Plutarch: Agis

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Agis”, 75 A.C.E. The fable of Ixion, who, embracing a cloud instead of Juno, begot the Centaurs, has been ingeniously...

Plutarch: Cato the Younger

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Cato, the Younger”, 75 A.C.E. THE FAMILY of Cato derived its first luster from his great-grandfather Cato, whose virtue gained...

Plutarch: Phocion

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Phocion”, 75 A.C.E. Demades, the orator, when in the height of the power which he obtained at Athens by advising...

Plutarch: Caesar

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Caesar”, 75 A.C.E. After Sylla became master of Rome, he wished to make Cæsar put away his wife Cornelia, daughter...

Plutarch: Alexander

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Alexander”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. It being my purpose to write the lives of Alexander the king, and of Cæsar,...

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,...