Cornelius Nepos (c. 110 BC – c. 25 BC)
bust of Nepos, the Roman Biographer
In this series, Prof. Noe looks at “Aristides” in the Lives of Eminent Commanders, by Cornelius Nepos.
Nepos was a Roman biographer who lived at the same time as Catullus and Cicero. The subject of this essay, Aristides, was a Greek general who fought in the Persian wars of the early 5th century B.C.
Lives of the excellent commanders, by Nepos . Published in Sonzogno, Mila
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