Cost of Glory

**Last minute re-opening of a few slots for the CoG Rome Retreat! **  

Top 4 takeaways from the life of Agesilaus. 

Also, further reading:

Plutarch, "On Sparta":

-Cornelius Nepos, Lives of the Great Commanders (trans. Quintus Curtius):

-Xenophon, Hellenica:

-Steven Pressfield, Gates of Fire (historical novel):

-Paul Cartledge, Agesilaos and the Crisis of Sparta:

-John Buckler, Theban Hegemony:

-James Romm, The Sacred Band:

-Charles Hamilton, Agesilaus and the Failure of Spartan Hegemony:

How to Take Over the World Podcast: Philip of Macedon

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.