How far are you willing to go for what you believe in? Eumenes of Kardia had the choice at many points to retire from conflict and be satrap of Cappadocia, to raise his family, to rebuild his life. But instead he chose the path of war, and the path of glory, and gave everything he had to defend the throne and the legacy of dead friend Alexander the Great.
How to secure loyalty from reluctant followers
How to wait out a siege
The brittle peace after Antipater’s death, and the wrench that smashed it
How Eumenes made it into the Babylonian Chronicle
Why the debtor rules the creditor
The way Eumenes fought when the odds were against him
On today’s podcast:
- How to secure loyalty from reluctant followers
- How to wait out a siege
- The brittle peace after Antipater’s death, and the wrench that smashed it
- How Eumenes made it into the Babylonian Chronicle
- Why the debtor rules the creditor
- The way Eumenes fought when the odds were against him
What is Cost of Glory?
The most influential biographies ever written, admired by leaders, creators, soldiers, and thinkers for nearly 2,000 years: Plutarch’s Parallel lives. Essential listening for anyone striving after greatness. Alex Petkas, former professor of ancient philosophy and history, revives and dramatically retells these unforgettable stories for modern audiences. The subjects are statesmen, generals, orators, and founders; pious and profane, stoics and hedonists. The stakes bear on the future of Western civilization. The cost of glory is always great. Visit ancientlifecoach.com to find out more.