Cost of Glory

The story of Marcus Licinius Crassus, Richest man in Rome.

In this episode: 
-The Real Spartacus
-How to make a fortune, ancient style 
-Why Crassus was a better spender than modern billionaires

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 to find out more.