Brutus and Publicola facing the Conspiracy against the Republic. A Stylistic Analysis of Plu., Publ. 2.3-6.4
Keywords:Life of Publicola, Conspiracy against the Republic, Literature, Rhetoric, Metric prose
In much of the episode about the conspiracy against the Republic of the Life of Publicola, Plutarch writes in a literary prose using consciously style devices to distinguish the characters from the plot. For the moral purpose of offering examples of virtue is not at odds with the beauty of the story.