Parallel Lives by Plutarch
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Parallel Lives
By Plutarch

Parallel Lives

Alcibiades and Coriolanus Lysander and Sulla v. 4

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Parallel Lives by Plutarch

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Plutarch (c. 45 120 CE) wrote on many subjects. His forty-six Parallel Lives are biographies planned to be ethical examples in pairs, one Greek figure and one similar Roman, though the last four lives are single. They not only record careers and illustrious deeds but also offer rounded portraits of statesmen, orators, and military leaders.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674990890
ISBN-10: 0674990897
Format: Hardback
(169mm x 119mm x 25mm)
Pages: 476
Imprint: LOEB
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 1-Dec-1916
Country of Publication: United States

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