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MORALIA Volume 2

MORALIA Volume 2

By Plutarch
Read by Matthew Lloyd Davies
14 hours 23 minutes

Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus (46 ce–after 119) was born in Chaeronea, Boeotia to a wealthy Greek family and assumed his full Latin name on becoming a Roman citizen. He made the most of his varied background and experience as a philosopher, magistrate, ambassador and priest at the Delphic Temple of Apollo, to become one of the most important biographers and essayists of Classical Greek and Roman times. Continue Reading →

MORALIA VOLUME 1 26 Ethical Essays

MORALIA VOLUME 1

By Plutarch
Read by Matthew Lloyd Davies
15 hours 01 minutes

Though best known now for his collection of lively and vivid Parallel Lives from ancient Greece and Rome, Plutarch (c46 C.D – 120 C.E)  was, for centuries, more respected for his Moralia, a remarkable and wide-ranging collection of essays and speeches. Continue Reading →

Matthew Lloyd Davies

Matthew Lloyd Davies

Matthew Lloyd Davies is an Audie Award winning narrator of nearly 200 audiobooks. An actor for over thirty years including appearances with; The RSC, National Theatre, West End (Lion King/Chicago/Mamma Mia), many tours both domestic and international and award winning tv and film, as well as directing award winning theatre for his own company Lunatics and the Poor.

ON THE PRINCIPLES OF POLITICAL ECONOMY AND TAXATION

ON THE PRINCIPLES OF POLITICAL ECONOMY AND TAXATION

By David Ricardo
Read by Matthew Lloyd Davies
13 hours 13 minutes

The works of the English political economist David Ricardo (1772-1823), and particularly his most important work, The Principles of Political Economy and Taxation, lie at the heart of the laissez-faire school of economics, preceded by Adam Smith and followed by John Stuart Mill. Economic growth, economic freedom – free trade rather than mercantilism, or controlled trade – was the fundamental attitude. Continue Reading →