Episode 19: The life of Camillus - Part 1
Plutarch's Greeks and Romans Podcast
by Plutarch902
8M ago
Furius Camillus, whom many historians, Plutarch included, say is the second founder of Rome and in my opinion is one of the greatest Roman leaders at least up until the Empire, and even then, still holds his own!  Support the show ..read more
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Episode 18: The Life of Lysander
Plutarch's Greeks and Romans Podcast
by Plutarch902
8M ago
Lysander's importance to history begins when he is appointed as admiral of the Spartan fleet in 407 BC.   At this point Athens's navy has experienced a resurgence with the return of Alcibiades. Lysander takes command of the Spartan fleet at Ephesus and resolves to do what it takes to make it a match for the Athenian navy.  A tall order - is Lysander up for the challenge? Enjoy the episode Support the show ..read more
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Episode 17 - The Lives of Alcibiades and Nicias - Part 3
Plutarch's Greeks and Romans Podcast
by Plutarch902
8M ago
After suffering a disastrous setback in Sicily the situation once again looks grim for Athens.  The Athenians would continue the fight however and the story of the Peloponnesian War would see a number of surprising twists - with Alcibiades playing a key role in each new turning point in the conflict. Thanks for listening Chris & Ryan Support the show ..read more
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Episode 16: The Lives of Alcibiades and Nicias - Part 2
Plutarch's Greeks and Romans Podcast
by Plutarch902
8M ago
In Part 2 of the Lives of Alcibiades and Nicias, these two polar opposites clash over Athenian foreign policy.  With Sparta still a looming threat, Athenians must choose whether to listen to the ambitious Alcibiades or cautious Nicias. Support the show ..read more
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Episode 15: The Lives of Alcibiades and Nicias - Part 1
Plutarch's Greeks and Romans Podcast
by Plutarch902
8M ago
For this episode it's going to be another two-for-one special as we will be covering two lives at once, and we will be picking up basically right where we left off.   To jog everyone's memories, when we last left Athens the city had just been dealt a devastating blow in it's war with Sparta.  Athens's lead citizen Pericles had convinced the Athenians to avoid a decisive land battle with the Spartans which would play to the Spartan's strengths, and instead stay behind their city walls and use their large navy to their advantage. However a plague spread within the heavily populated c ..read more
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Episode 19: The life of Camillus
Plutarch's Greeks and Romans Podcast
by Plutarch902
1y ago
Furius Camillus, whom many historians, Plutarch included, say is the second founder of Rome and in my opinion is one of the greatest Roman leaders at least up until the Empire, and even then, still holds his own!  Support the show ..read more
Visit website
Episode 18: The Life of Lysander
Plutarch's Greeks and Romans Podcast
by Plutarch902
1y ago
Lysander's importance to history begins when he is appointed as admiral of the Spartan fleet in 407 BC.   At this point Athens's navy has experienced a resurgence with the return of Alcibiades. Lysander takes command of the Spartan fleet at Ephesus, on the coast of modern-day Turkey, and resolves to do what it takes to make it a match for the Athenian navy.  A tall feat, but is Lysander up for the challenge? Enjoy the episode Support the show ..read more
Visit website
Episode 17: The Life of Alcibiades Part 3
Plutarch's Greeks and Romans Podcast
by Plutarch902
2y ago
After suffering a disastrous setback in Sicily the situation once again looks grim for Athens.  The Athenians would continue the fight however and the story of the Peloponnesian War would see a number of surprising twists - with Alcibiades playing a key role in each new turning point in the conflict. Thanks for listening Chris & Ryan Support the show ..read more
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Episode 17: The Conclusion of the Lives of Alcibiades and Nicias - Part 3
Plutarch's Greeks and Romans Podcast
by Plutarch902
2y ago
With the fall of Nicias during the Sicilian campaign,  and Athens only other able bodied general, Alcibiades defecting to the Spartans, things seemed grim for Athens. But a series of surprising and interesting  string of events would ultimately  save Athens from their enemies external and internal. Thanks for listening Chris & Ryan Support the show ..read more
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Episode 16: The Lives of Alcibiades and Nicias - Part 2
Plutarch's Greeks and Romans Podcast
by Plutarch902
2y ago
In Part 2 of the Lives of Alcibiades and Nicias, these two polar opposites clash over Athenian foreign policy.  With Sparta still a looming threat, Athenians must choose whether to listen to the ambitious Alcibiades or cautious Nicias. Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=RLVZ3VNNPSRAL ..read more
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