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Something a bit bothersome about Cato the Ancient…

Something a bit bothersome about Cato the Ancient and the Romans in general (as compared to the Greeks).Plutarch’s biography of Cato Maior presents a no-nonsense man of strong moral commitments, the embodiment of the ancient man of virtue –in addition to his no-bullshit approach to things he detected the charlatanism of ancient doctors. But Plutarch […]