Plutarch: Lives of Pompey, Caesar and Cicero: A Companion to

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The contract is unequal: the “Laws” compare themselves to parents and slaveowners, and Socrates to child and slave. Aristophanes’ pen was feared as he ridiculed famous Athenians. In 38 books it covered the history of Sicily and Italy to the year 264 BC, which is where Polybius began his work. Once we habituate ourselves to eating plain foods, for example, we gradually eliminate the pain of missing fancy foods, and we can enjoy the simplicity of bread and water (DL X.130-131).

Pages: 176

Publisher: Bristol Classical Press (February 20, 1992)

ISBN: 1853991287

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