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Here, Plutarch introduces the major figures and periods of classical Greece, detailing the lives of nine personages, including Lycurgus, Solon, Themistocles, Cimon, Alexander, Pericles, Nicias, Alcibiades, and Agesilaus. Oxford presents the most comprehensive selection ...

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"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."

Here, Plutarch introduces the major figures and periods of classical Greece, detailing the lives of nine personages, including Lycurgus, Solon, Themistocles, Cimon, Alexander, Pericles, Nicias, Alcibiades, and Agesilaus. Oxford presents the most comprehensive selection available, superbly translated and accompanied by a lucid introduction, explanatory notes, bibliographies, maps, and indexes.

About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780199540051
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 4/28/2009
  • Series: Oxford World's Classics Series
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 528
  • Sales rank: 283,001
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

General Introduction
Translator's Note
Select Bibliography
Chronology
Maps
Greek Lives 1
Lycurgus 3
Solon 42
Themistocles 78
Cimon 112
Pericles 140
Nicias 180
Alcibiades 218
Agesilaus 260
Alexander 306
App Measures of Money, Weight, Capacity, Length 382
Explanatory Notes 383
Textual Notes 463
Index of Literary and Historical Sources Cited by Plutarch 466
Index of Proper Names 470
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