Cornelii Nepotis Excellentium Imperatorum Vitae

The complete surviving volume of Cornelius Nepos’s De Viris Illustribus

These recordings were created and generously contributed by Latinist and teacher Cori Russo, friend of Indwelling Language. Click the play button below for a sample (the preface) or the orange titles to download the audio files as zip archives. You can read along in this free pdf from Google Books.


1.  Preface, Miltiades, Themistocles, Aristides, Pausanias, Cimon (8 files)

2.  Lysander, Alcibiades, Thrasybulus, Conon, Dion (7 files)

3.  Iphicrates, Chablis, Timotheus, Datames, Epaminondas (7 files)

4.  Pelopidas, Agesilaus, Eumenes, Phocion, Timoleon, the kings (7 files)

5.  Hamilcar, Hannibal Cato, Atticus (8 files)