The Passionate Statesman: Eros and Politics in Plutarch's Lives

The Passionate Statesman: Eros and Politics in Plutarch's Lives

by Jeffrey Beneker

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199695904
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 07/05/2012
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Jeffrey Beneker is currently Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Wisconsin. He has published several articles on Plutarch's Lives and on other aspects of the ancient biographical tradition.

Table of Contents

Editions and Abbreviations
Introduction
1. Eros and Marriage
2. Moral Virtue, Eros, and History
3. Eros and Ambition in the Alexander—Caesar
4. Eros and the Fall of Marc Antony
5. Eros and the Statesman
Bibliography

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