Plutarch and the Persica

Plutarch and the Persica

by Eran Almagor


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780748645558
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 08/01/2018
Series: Edinburgh Studies in Ancient Persia
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 9.40(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Eran Almagor is the author of papers and chapters on the history of the Achaemenid Empire, its image in Greek literature (Ctesias in particular), and on Greek Imperial writers, particularly Strabo and Josephus. Among his major interests are the writings of Plutarch, especially the Lives and the reception of antiquity in modern popular culture.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Ctesias (a)
3. Ctesias (b)
4. Deinon (a)
5. Deinon (b)
6. Heracleides, Excursus: Charon of Lampsacus
7. Conclusions
Appendix I: Two Notes on the Cypriot War
Appendix II: Plutarch, the Persica and the Regum et Imperatorum Apophthegmata

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