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“Shadows and dust”

Caleb and Michael talk about the philosophical themes in the epic movie “Gladiator.” It's the very first Stoa film review.

(00:39) Introduction

(07:26) Movie Review

(09:32) Commodus as Anti-Model

(13:57) Is Maximus Stoic?

(17:03) Marcus Aurelius in Gladiator

(19:50) Maximus is a Stoic Hero

(23:28) The Afterlife

(29:11) Proximo

(34:37) Gladiatorial Games

(37:19) Masculinity and Role Ethics

(48:26) Restoring the Republic

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Thanks to Michael Levy for graciously letting us use his music in the conversations.