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  • Plutarch and the Historical Traditionby Philip A. Stadter

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    These essays, by experts in the field from five countries, examine Plutarch's interpretative and artistic reshaping of his historical sources in representative lives. Diverse essays treat literary elements such as the parallelism which renders a pair of lives a unit or the themes which unify the lives. Others consider the selecting, combining, simplifying,... more...

  • Plutarch and his Roman Readersby Philip A. Stadter

    OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 174.99 US$ 150.49

    This book is a collection of essays on the Parallel Lives of the Greek philosopher and biographer Plutarch which examines the moral issues Plutarch recognized behind political leadership, and places his writings in their political and social context of the reigns of the Flavian emperors and their successors. more...

  • Roman Livesby Plutarch; Robin Waterfield; Philip A. Stadter

    OUP Oxford 1999; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.59

    The companion volume to Plutarch's Greek Lives published in Oxford World's Classics in 1998, Roman Lives is a newly translated selection from Plutarch's rich, elegant and learned Lives, valued throughout the ages for their historical value and their charm. The lives included are those of Marcus Cato, Aemilius Paullus, The Gracchi, Marius, Sulla, Pompey,... more...

  • Greek Livesby Plutarch; Robin Waterfield; Philip A. Stadter

    OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73

    The nine lives in this selection include those of Lycurgus, Pericles, Solon, Nicias, Themistocles, Alcibiades, Cimon, Agesilaus, and Alexander. Portraying virtues to be emulated and vices to be avoided, Plutarch explores with great insight the interplay of character and political action. This new translation is accompanied by a lucid introduction,... more...

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