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Plutarch, Virtues Of Women, 243c


nanthan by putting lives beside lives and actions beside actions, like great works of art, and considering whether the magnificence of Semiramis has the same character and pattern as that of Sesostris, or the intelligence of Tanaquil the same as that of Servius the king, or the high spirit of Porcia the same as that of Brutus, or that of Pelopidas the same as Timocleia's, when compared with due regard to the most important points of identity and influence. For the fact is that the virtues acquire certain other diversities, their own colouring as it were, due to varying natures, and they take on the likeness of the customs on which they are founded, and of the temperament of persons and their nurture and mode of living. For example, Achilles was brave in one way and Ajax in another;


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aelianus Brenk and Lanzillotta, Plutarch on Literature, Graeco-Roman Religion, Jews and Christians (2023) 87
aeneas Fabre-Serris et al., Identities, Ethnicities and Gender in Antiquity (2021) 248
aristotimos of elis Fabre-Serris et al., Identities, Ethnicities and Gender in Antiquity (2021) 248
athenaios Brenk and Lanzillotta, Plutarch on Literature, Graeco-Roman Religion, Jews and Christians (2023) 87
character Brenk and Lanzillotta, Plutarch on Literature, Graeco-Roman Religion, Jews and Christians (2023) 87
clelia Fabre-Serris et al., Identities, Ethnicities and Gender in Antiquity (2021) 248
courage Fabre-Serris et al., Identities, Ethnicities and Gender in Antiquity (2021) 248
courageous Fabre-Serris et al., Identities, Ethnicities and Gender in Antiquity (2021) 248
diodorus siculus Brenk and Lanzillotta, Plutarch on Literature, Graeco-Roman Religion, Jews and Christians (2023) 87
ethos Fabre-Serris et al., Identities, Ethnicities and Gender in Antiquity (2021) 248
evil Brenk and Lanzillotta, Plutarch on Literature, Graeco-Roman Religion, Jews and Christians (2023) 87
gender Jażdżewska and Doroszewski,Plutarch and his Contemporaries: Sharing the Roman Empire (2024) 356
gender (see also identity, stereotypes), equality Fabre-Serris et al., Identities, Ethnicities and Gender in Antiquity (2021) 248
geryon Jażdżewska and Doroszewski,Plutarch and his Contemporaries: Sharing the Roman Empire (2024) 356
mind Brenk and Lanzillotta, Plutarch on Literature, Graeco-Roman Religion, Jews and Christians (2023) 87
monarchy Brenk and Lanzillotta, Plutarch on Literature, Graeco-Roman Religion, Jews and Christians (2023) 87
moral Brenk and Lanzillotta, Plutarch on Literature, Graeco-Roman Religion, Jews and Christians (2023) 87
nicocrates Fabre-Serris et al., Identities, Ethnicities and Gender in Antiquity (2021) 248
osiris Jażdżewska and Doroszewski,Plutarch and his Contemporaries: Sharing the Roman Empire (2024) 356
passions Jażdżewska and Doroszewski,Plutarch and his Contemporaries: Sharing the Roman Empire (2024) 356
plutarch, mulierum virtutes Fabre-Serris et al., Identities, Ethnicities and Gender in Antiquity (2021) 248
plutarch Fabre-Serris et al., Identities, Ethnicities and Gender in Antiquity (2021) 248
reason Jażdżewska and Doroszewski,Plutarch and his Contemporaries: Sharing the Roman Empire (2024) 356
rhome Fabre-Serris et al., Identities, Ethnicities and Gender in Antiquity (2021) 248
rome Fabre-Serris et al., Identities, Ethnicities and Gender in Antiquity (2021) 248
semiramis Brenk and Lanzillotta, Plutarch on Literature, Graeco-Roman Religion, Jews and Christians (2023) 87
sexes, relationship between Fabre-Serris et al., Identities, Ethnicities and Gender in Antiquity (2021) 248
statue Brenk and Lanzillotta, Plutarch on Literature, Graeco-Roman Religion, Jews and Christians (2023) 87
stoics Jażdżewska and Doroszewski,Plutarch and his Contemporaries: Sharing the Roman Empire (2024) 356
theon Brenk and Lanzillotta, Plutarch on Literature, Graeco-Roman Religion, Jews and Christians (2023) 87
theon (friend of plutarch) Brenk and Lanzillotta, Plutarch on Literature, Graeco-Roman Religion, Jews and Christians (2023) 87
tiber Fabre-Serris et al., Identities, Ethnicities and Gender in Antiquity (2021) 248
trojans Fabre-Serris et al., Identities, Ethnicities and Gender in Antiquity (2021) 248
violence Fabre-Serris et al., Identities, Ethnicities and Gender in Antiquity (2021) 248
virtue Fabre-Serris et al., Identities, Ethnicities and Gender in Antiquity (2021) 248
virtues Jażdżewska and Doroszewski,Plutarch and his Contemporaries: Sharing the Roman Empire (2024) 356
women' Jażdżewska and Doroszewski,Plutarch and his Contemporaries: Sharing the Roman Empire (2024) 356
ἀνδρεία Fabre-Serris et al., Identities, Ethnicities and Gender in Antiquity (2021) 248
ἄνδρες Fabre-Serris et al., Identities, Ethnicities and Gender in Antiquity (2021) 248