★ Cornelius Nepos: On Great Generals. On Historians. (Loeb Classical Library No. 467) Author Cornelius Nepos – 1sm.info

Cornelius Nepos: On Great Generals. On Historians. (Loeb Classical Library No. 467) Cornelius Nepos Was Born In Cisalpine Gaul But Lived In Rome And Was A Friend Of Cicero, Atticus, And Catullus Most Of His Writings, Which Included Poems, Moral Examples From History, A Chronological Sketch Of General History, A Geographical Work, Lives Of Cato The Elder And Cicero, And Other Biographies, Are Lost Extant Is A Portion Of His De Viris Illustribus I Part Of His Parallel Lives Of Roman And Non Roman Famous Men, Namely The Portion Containing Lives Of Non Roman Generals All Greeks Except Three And A Chapter On Kings And Ii Two Lives From The Class Of Historians The Lives Are Short Popular Biographies Of Various Kinds, Written In A Usually Plain Readable Style, Of Value Today Because Of Nepos S Use Of Many Good Sources.


10 thoughts on “Cornelius Nepos: On Great Generals. On Historians. (Loeb Classical Library No. 467)

  1. says:

    One hates to be harsh on someone whose works have survived for 2,000 years, but the truth is that Cornelius Nepos just wasn t very good Yeah, I understand that his Latin has often been used for school


  2. says:

    As for Epaminondas himself, when he found that he had received a mortal wound, and also that if he drew out the iron head of the dart, which had stuck in his body, he would instantly die, he kept it in


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