Plutarch"s Lives

by Plutarch

Publisher: Hearst"s International Library in New York

Written in English
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  • Greece,
  • Rome


  • Greece -- Biography -- Early works to 1800,
  • Rome -- Biography -- Early works to 1800

Edition Notes

At head of title : New national edition.

Statementthe translation called Dryden"s corrected fro m the Greek and revised by A.H. Clough ... with historical notes by Dr. William Smith and introduction by Temple Scott.
GenreEarly works to 1800.
ContributionsDryden, John, 1631-1700., Clough, Arthur Hugh, 1819-1861, ed., Smith, William, Sir 1813-1893., Scott, Temple, 1864-1939.
LC ClassificationsDE7 .P5 1914
The Physical Object
Pagination5 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6755261M
LC Control Number31006720

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Plutarchs Lives book compiles biographies on the lives of ancient heroes using sources that have been lost to time, affording us a unique view on these old stories.

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The public loved Plutarch, too: from the founding of this country until well into the nineteenth century, a translation of Plutarch’s Parallel Lives was the second most likely book to be found in American homes, following only the Bible.

Plutarch’s biographies were regarded as essential reading for young people because they revealed in dramatic fashion just how much character mattered in moral choices.

The Parallel Lives of famous Greeks and Romans by Plutarch (c. ad 46– c. ) of Chaeronea in Boeotia was for centuries one of the formative books for educated Europeans. Great figures from an idealized past are presented for the edification of the lesser people of his.

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Oct 01,  · Plutarch's "Lives", served as the sourcebook for Shakespeare's Roman Plays "Julius Caesar", "Antony and Cleopatra" and "Coriolanus".

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