Plutarch

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...

Plutarch: Alcibiades

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Alcibiades”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. Alcibiades, as it is supposed, was anciently descended from Eurysaces, the son of Ajax, by...

The Comparison of Fabius with Pericles

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “The Comparison of Fabius with Pericles”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. We have here had two lives rich in examples, both...

Fabius

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Fabius”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. Having related the memorable actions of Pericles, our history now proceeds to the life of...