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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...

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

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 8.99

    Marcus Cato Sulla Aemilius Paullus, PompeyThe Gracchi MariusJulius Caesar Anthony'I treat the narrative of the Lives as a kind of mirror...The experience is like nothing so much as spending time in their company and living with them: I receive and welcome each of them in turn as my guest.'In the eight lives of this collection Plutarch introduces... more...

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

    Oxford University Press, UK 1998; US$ 8.99

    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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