- Mar 2012
I really agree with aggienation idea here. I read some of Plutarch works, some totally, others partially, but I don’t recall to read this, so it would be interesting to read those specific paragraphs/sentences, so we can know in detail about what we are talking. Besides reading his words can give us a better idea to formulate some questions, specifically: What was the time period? Was about the beginning of the Roman Empire or the Greek Classical Age? Don’t know much about Sparta, but I have the idea that there were huge changes.
I have read all of the parallel lives, and I do not recall this at all. All I remember is that Plutarch said that Lycurgus forbid homosexual pederasty. No beating to death that I remember.
But it has been awhile. I could be wrong.