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CATO'S SUICIDE IN PLUTARCH
68.1–5: ... having embraced and taken farewell of his son and each of his friends more affectionately than he used to, Cato retired to his room; again his intentions seemed suspicious. Once insideExpand
Thucydides’ Nicias and Homer's Agamemnon
The scholiast is clearly busy glossing a rare word. Here, as elsewhere in the scholia, Homer is cited for just that purpose. There is also an effective tendency to build judgements on a writer'sExpand
The ethico-politics of writing in Plutarch's Life of Dion
  • A. Zadorojnyi
  • Philosophy
  • The Journal of Hellenic Studies
  • 1 November 2011
Abstract The paper focuses on the representation of pedagogical and political communication between (and around) Plato, Dion and Dionysius II in Plutarch's Life of Dion. Plutarch's narrative invokesExpand
“STABBED WITH LARGE PENS”: TRAJECTORIES OF LITERACY IN PLUTARCH’S LIVES
It is well-known that Plutarch’s political views are centred on the idea of concord and abhorrence of violent conflict (stasis) within a community.2 The double Life of Tiberius and Gaius Gracchi isExpand
Two reflections on Heraclitus
This article aims at detecting allusions to fragments of Heraclitus in Thucydides' History and Xenophon's Memorabilia. The first part treats the personification of war in Thucydides 3.82.2 as anExpand
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