A story about Dionysius I of Syracuse, and some encouragements from Plutarch on how to approach other people's Lives.
Plutarch in On Tranquillity of Mind discusses a way to use the famous phrase Know Thyself.
Some Figures mentioned:
Sertorius Eumenes, Philip II of Macedon Alexander the Great Dionysius I, Tyrant of Syracuse Philoxenus the Poet Pindar Empedocles Plato Democritus Ismenias, wealthy citizen of Thebes Epaminondas, Theban general Euripides
Quotes: "Know Thyself" "Rule the Sparta you got"
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