Cost of Glory

A transcript of an article from Antigone Journal. Read the article here:

Show Notes

A transcript of an article from Antigone Journal.  Read the article here:

Rutilius was a side character in the Life of Marius, but deserves his own treatment here.  See also his treatment in the book Lives of the Stoics by Holiday and Hanselman, which inspired this essay.

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