In part Two, Alcibiades and Nicias take a trip to Sicily where fate hands both very different outcomes. Check the latest episode below. Thanks for listening, hope you enjoyed. Feel free to post your thoughts in the comments! Chris & Ryan
In this episode, we will take on the lives of two Athenians who would step into the void left behind by Pericles: these would be Alcibiades and Nicias. They were polar opposites, but both would rise to prominence in a post Pericles Athens. Check the latest episode below. Thanks for listening, hope you enjoyed. FeelContinue reading “Episode 15: The Lives of Alcibiades and Nicias – Part 1 – Season 2 Opening Episode”
Pericles had reached heights of political power never achieved before in democratic Athens but the threat of war looms on the horizon for both the city and Greece as a whole. Listen to the conclusion of the life of Pericles Check the latest episode below. Thanks for listening, hope you enjoyed. Feel free to postContinue reading “Episode 12: The Life of Pericles – Part 2”
At the end of the last episode about the Life of Cimon we mentioned how after the Spartan’ssnubbed Athens’s help in dealing with their Helot slave rebellion, that Cimon lost popularity in Athens, due to to his well-known and long-standing pro-Spartan views and Cimon came out on the losing end of an ostracism vote inContinue reading “Episode 11: The Life of Pericles – Part 1”
Hery everyone, Big news we just dropped our Tenth episode! We are super excited and we wouldn’t have made it this far without you our listeners. We hope everyone is enjoying the episodes! So without further a due, check out our latest episode, the Life of Cimon. Having narrowly survived the invasion of Xerxes massiveContinue reading “Episode 10: The Life of Cimon –”
With the Monarchy in retreat, several Roman aristocrats would see to it that the Monarchy would die with the overthrow of Tarquin Superbus, the last of the Roman Kings, with Poplicola becoming the leading man in the first decade of the new Republic.
After our first episode, dedicated to Theseus, the Hero of Athens, we move on to Part A of the Life of Romulus, dedicated to the myths of his birth and the founding of Rome. Excerpt from the The Life of Romulus. “Plutarch next moves to my all-time favorite origin story, which I like to callContinue reading “Coming Soon: The Life of Romulus, Part A”
Hello there and welcome to Plutarch’s Greeks and Romans podcast. A podcast based on Plutarch’s famous collection of biographies. A bi-weekly podcast featuring biographies found in Plutarch’s Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans! Started by a couple of history enthusiasts Chris and Ryan, we felt Plutarch would be a great segway to start ourContinue reading “Welcome to our Podcast”