Roman Lives: A Selection of Eight Lives

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Marcus Cato Sulla Aemilius Paullus Pompey The Gracchi Marius Julius Caesar Anthony 'I treat the narrative of the Lives as a kind of mirror...The experience is like nothing so much as spending time in their company and living with them: I receive and welcome each of them in turn as my guest.' In the eight lives of this collection Plutarch introduces the reader to the major figures and periods of classical Rome. He portrays virtues to be emulated and vices to be avoided, but his purpose is also implicitly to educate and warn ...

Roman Lives: A Selection of Eight Lives 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199537389

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Roman Lives: A Selection of Eight Lives 1999, Oxford Paperbacks, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780192825025

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