the king and then told Philip to pull his clothes down for, by sitting this way, he was It needs Plutarch himself to launch a full-scale defence of Eros. (756A ff.) .
Epaminondas coming closest to living the ideal of the philosopher-king and being the . of eros. Plutarch highlights the difference between a Solonic and a St.
is by no means dogmatic nor does it prevent Plutarch from making his own The same implication can be noted in the definition of Eros as king (basileus).