Episode 3: The Life of Lycurgus

Lycurgus was the man who gave Sparta it’s laws and transformed it into a polis like no other – a warrior-society which would produce the most fearsome soldiers of the Ancient World.  Welcome to Episode 3! Checkout the full episode below. Excerpt from today’s Episode Ryan:  So today we are going to take on the lifeContinue reading “Episode 3: The Life of Lycurgus”

Episode 2: Romulus Origins

“Plutarch next moves to my favorite origin story, which I like to call the “Revenge of the Trojans”, which is set at the time Agamemnon was pillaging and burning the Great city of Troy to avenge his dead brothers pride, while a few distraught Trojans fled the city, loaded up on some surviving Trireme’s and set out to find a new home, a new Troy and rebuild their society.”

Coming Soon: The Life of Romulus, Part A

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”

Welcome to our Podcast

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”