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Parallel Lives, II (Loeb Classical Library)

Parallel Lives, II (Loeb Classical Library)
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Description: Plutarch (Plutarchus), ca. 45–120 CE, was born at Chaeronea in Boeotia in central Greece, studied philosophy at Athens, and, after coming to Rome as a teacher in philosophy, was given consular rank by the emperor Trajan and a procuratorship in Greece by Hadrian. He was married and the father of one daughter and four sons. He appears as a man of kindly character and independent thought, studious and learned. Plutarch wrote on many subjects. Most popular have always been the 46 Parallel Lives, biographies planned to be ethical examples in pairs (in each pair, one Greek figure and one similar Roman), though the last four lives ... (more)
Manufacturer: Harvard University Press
Release date: 1 January 1914
ISBN-10 : 0674990536 | ISBN-13: 9780674990531
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