Marcius Coriolanus


In the battle of which I was speaking, it is said that Castor and Pollux appeared, and that immediately after the battle they were seen, their horses all a-drip with sweat, in the forum, announcing the victory, by the fountain where their temple now stands.

Reprinted by permission of the publishers and the Trustees of the Loeb Classical Library from Plutarchus: Parallel Lives (Volume IV. Alcibiades and Coriolanus. Lysander and Sulla), Loeb Classical Library Vol. 80, translated by Bernadotte Perrin, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, © 1916, by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. The Loeb Classical Library ® is a registered trademark of the President and Fellows of Harvard College.