Plutarch's Advice to the Bride and Groom and a Consolation to His Wife: English Translations, Commentary, Interpretive Essays, and Bibliography

Plutarch's Advice to the Bride and Groom and a Consolation to His Wife: English Translations, Commentary, Interpretive Essays, and Bibliography

by Plutarch
     
 

While perhaps best known for his Lives, Plutarch also wrote philosophical dialogues that constitute a major intellectual legacy from the first century A.D. This collection presents two important short works from his writings in moral philosophy. They reveal Plutarch at his best—informative, sympathetic, rich in narrative—and are accompanied by an

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While perhaps best known for his Lives, Plutarch also wrote philosophical dialogues that constitute a major intellectual legacy from the first century A.D. This collection presents two important short works from his writings in moral philosophy. They reveal Plutarch at his best—informative, sympathetic, rich in narrative—and are accompanied by an extensive commentary that situates Plutarch and his views on marriage in their historical context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195120233
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/1999
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1470L (what's this?)

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