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Plutarch: Lives of Noble Grecians and Romans Volume II (Modern Library Series) / Edition 1
     

Plutarch: Lives of Noble Grecians and Romans Volume II (Modern Library Series) / Edition 1

by Plutarch
 

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ISBN-10: 0679600094

ISBN-13: 2900679600090

Pub. Date: 09/01/1992

Publisher: Random House Publishing Group

Plutarch's ""Parallel Lives"," written at the beginning of the second century A.D., form a brilliant social history of the ancient world. They were originally presented in a series of books that gave an account of one Greek and one Roman life, followed by a comparison of the two: Theseus and Romulus, Alicbiades and Coriolanus, Demosthenes and Cicero, Demetrius and

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Plutarch's ""Parallel Lives"," written at the beginning of the second century A.D., form a brilliant social history of the ancient world. They were originally presented in a series of books that gave an account of one Greek and one Roman life, followed by a comparison of the two: Theseus and Romulus, Alicbiades and Coriolanus, Demosthenes and Cicero, Demetrius and Antony. Plutarch was interested in the personalities of his subjects and on the way their characters molded their actions, leading them to tragedy or victory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900679600090
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/01/1992
Series:
Modern Library Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
736

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