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Description - The Age of Caesar by Plutarch

Major figures in the civil wars that ended the Roman Republic, the names Pompey, Caesar, Cicero, Brutus and Antony haunt us with questions of character and authority. Plutarch's rich, vivid profiles show character-shaping history through grand scale events and intimate details. The creator and master of the biographical form, Plutarch locates character in small gestures such as Brutus's punctilious use of money or Caesar's plainspoken discourse. In this reader's edition, the translation lends a straightforward clarity to the prose and the notes identify people, places and events in the text. The substantial introduction and foreword explore Plutarch as an historical figure and the history of the Republic's fall.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780393355529
ISBN-10: 0393355527
Format: Paperback / softback
(211mm x 140mm x 28mm)
Pages: 432
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 9-Jan-2018
Country of Publication: United States

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