Plutarch's Lives: Vol. I - The Translation Called Dryden's Corrected from the Greek and Revised in Five Volumes

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When the Greek historian PLUTARCH (c. 46 A.D.-120 A.D.) set out to tell the tales of the famous figures from Greek and Roman history, he was more concerned with illuminating their characters than enumerating their deeds, more interested in exploring their moral failings and triumphs than in listing their conquests. The result: Plutarch's Lives. Though Plutarch is known to have taken some liberties with his Lives-his comparisons of certain Greek and Roman figures are often more fanciful than strictly accurate-his words are, ...

Plutarch's Lives: Vol. I - The Translation Called Dryden's Corrected from the Greek and Revised in Five Volumes 2013, Cosimo Classics

ISBN-13: 9781605202662

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