Plutarch's Lives: The Noble Grecians and Romans- Unabridged (Formatted & Optimized for Nook)

Plutarch's Lives: The Noble Grecians and Romans- Unabridged (Formatted & Optimized for Nook)

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This classic ebook contains the fifty lives of famous Greeks and Romans written by first century Greek historian and biographer Plutarch. Plutarch (c. 46 – 120 AD), was a Greek-born Roman citizen who was an historian, biographer, essayist, and Middle Platonist known primarily for his LIVES and MORALS. He was born to a prominent family in Chaeronea, Boeotia, a… See more details below

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This classic ebook contains the fifty lives of famous Greeks and Romans written by first century Greek historian and biographer Plutarch. Plutarch (c. 46 – 120 AD), was a Greek-born Roman citizen who was an historian, biographer, essayist, and Middle Platonist known primarily for his LIVES and MORALS. He was born to a prominent family in Chaeronea, Boeotia, a town about twenty miles east of Delphi.

PLUTARCH'S LIVES is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings, written in the late 1st Century. The surviving Lives contain twenty-three pairs of biographies, each pair consisting of one Greek and one Roman, as well as four unpaired, single lives. Eighteen pairs of lives have comparison sections, following the life of the second person.

Contents

Preface
Preface to the Civil Wars of Rome
Life of Plutarch

Theseus
Romulus
Comparison of Romulus with Theseus
Lycurgus
Numa Pompilius
Comparison of Numa with Lycurgus
Solon
Poplicola
Comparison of Poplicola with Solon
Themistocles
Camillus
Pericles
Fabius
Comparison of Pericles with Fabius
Alcibiades
Coriolanus
Comparison of Alcibiades with Coriolanus
Timoleon
Aemilius Paulus
Comparison of Timoleon with Aemilius Paulus
Pelopidas
Marcellus
Comparision of Pelopidas with Marcellus
Aristides
Marcus Cato
Comparison of Aristides with Marcus Cato
Philopoemen
Flamininus
Comparison of Philopoemen with Flamininus
Pyrrhus
Caius Marius
Lysander
Sylla
Comparison of Lysander with Sylla
Cimon
Lucullus
Comparison of Lucullus with Cimon
Nicias
Crassus
Comparison of Crassus with Nicias
Sertorius
Eumenes
Comparison of Sertorius with Eumenes
Agesilaus
Pompey
Comparison of Pompey and Agesilaus
Alexander
Caesar
Phocion
Cato the Younger
Agis
Cleomenes
Tiberius Gracchus
Caius Gracchus
Comparison of Tiberius and Caius Gracchus with Agis and Cleomenes
Demosthenes
Cicero
Comparison of Demosthenes and Cicero
Demetrius
Antony
Comparison of Demetrius and Antony
Dion
Marcus Brutus
Comparison of Dion and Brutus
Aratus
Artaxerxes
Galba
Otho

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012575562
Publisher:
Classic Century Works
Publication date:
05/26/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
427,357
File size:
2 MB

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