The most influential biographies ever written, admired by leaders, creators, soldiers, and thinkers for nearly 2,000 years: Plutarch’s Parallel lives. Essential listening for anyone striving after greatness. Alex Petkas, former professor of ancient philosophy and history, revives and dramatically retells these unforgettable stories for modern audiences. The subjects are statesmen, generals, orators, and founders; pious and profane, stoics and hedonists. The stakes bear on the future of Western civilization. The cost of glory is always great. Visit costofglory.com to find out more.
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In this episode:
-How Spartacus’ Slave revolt almost failed in its early stages
-Overcoming short term thinking as a leader
-Spartacus’ influence on modern leaders
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The fall and political struggles of the great Lucullus, rival of Pompey and Caesar.
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Cicero’s Pro Archia
People in this episode:
Mithridates, King of Pontus
Tigranes, King of Armenia
Clodius, the Brother in Law
Clodia, the Bad Wife
Servilia, also a Bad Wife
Cato the Younger
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