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Plutarch"s lives of illustrious men John Dryden"s translation corrected from the Greek and revised and annotated by Plutarch

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Published by Kessinger Pub. in [Whitefish, MT] .
Written in English


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Statementby A.H. Clough ; introduction by Hamilton Wright Mabie
SeriesKessinger Publishing"s rare reprints
ContributionsDryden, John, 1631-1700, Clough, Arthur Hugh, 1819-1861
The Physical Object
Pagination1663-2248 p. ;
Number of Pages2248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24371122M
ISBN 10054860763X
ISBN 109780548607633
OCLC/WorldCa255968150

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Translated from the Greek by John Dryden et al. Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, commonly called Parallel Lives or Plutarch's Lives, is a series of 48 biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings, probably written at the beginning of the second century AD. Plutarch's Lives of Illustrious Men; Volume 2 [Plutarch] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact. Plutarch's Lives of Illustrious Men (Hardback or Cased Book) $ $ Free shipping. Plutarch's Lives Volume 3 (of 4) by Plutarch. $ Very Good: A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included for hard covers. No missing Seller Rating: % positive.   Does their inclusion weaken the historical believability of the Lives? Would it have done so for an audience of Plutarch's contemporaries? 6. Plutarch's Lives is a compilation of the biographies of the greatest men of antiquity. Consider the nature of greatness as it is depicted by Plutarch in several of the lives you have read/5(15).

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Get print book. No eBook available. ; Barnes&; Plutarch's Lives of Illustrious Men, Volume 1. John Plutarch Dryden, Plutarch And John Dryden. Wildside Press, - Fiction - pages. 0 Reviews. John Dryden's translation of Plutarch's histories of past Romans. Included: "A Life of Plutarch." What people are saying. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. The monster's reading: Plutarch, Milton and Goethe Development of knowledge. When the monster finds the bag of books abandoned in the forest – a convenient coincidence for the purpose of Mary Shelley's story – he gains access to three texts from which he derives his first general understanding of the world. Plutarch's first biographical works were the Lives of the Roman Emperors from Augustus to these, only the Lives of Galba and Otho survive. The Lives of Tiberius and Nero are extant only as fragments, provided by Damascius (Life of Tiberius, cf. his Life of Isidore) and Plutarch himself (Life of Nero, cf. Galba ), respectively. These early emperors’ biographies were probably Born: c. AD 46, Chaeronea, Boeotia.