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  • The Age of Alexanderby Plutarch; Timothy Duff

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 21.14

    Plutarch's parallel biographies of the great men in Greek and Roman history are cornerstones of European literature, drawn on by writers and statesmen since the Renaissance, most notably by Shakespeare. This selection provides intimate glimpses into the lives of these men, depicting, as he put it, 'those actions which illuminate the workings of the... more...

  • Essaysby Plutarch; Ian Kidd

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 21.14

    One of the greatest essayists of the Graeco-Roman world, Plutarch (c. AD 46 -120) used an encyclopedic knowledge of the Roman Empire to produce a compelling and individual voice. In this superb selection from his writings, he offers personal insights into moral subjects that include the virtue of listening, the danger of flattery and the avoidance... more...

  • Fall of the Roman Republicby Plutarch; Robin Seager; Rex Warner

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 18.32

    Dramatic artist, natural scientist and philosopher, Plutarch is widely regarded as the most significant historian of his era, writing sharp and succinct accounts of the greatest politicians and statesman of the classical period. Taken from the Lives, a series of biographies spanning the Graeco-Roman age, this collection illuminates the twilight of... more...

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

    OUP Oxford 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...

  • Greek and Roman Livesby Plutarch; John Dryden; Arthur Hugh Clough

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99

    Written early in the 2nd century, Plutarch's Lives offers richly detailed and anecdotal profiles of some of the ancient world's mightiest and most influential figures, including those of Alexander the Great, Cicero, and Julius Caesar. more...

  • Hellenistic Livesby Plutarch; Robin Waterfield; Andrew Erskine

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 10.99

    These ten Lives trace the history of Hellenistic Greece from the rise of Macedon and Alexander's conquest of the Persian empire to the arrival of the Romans. Plutarch's biographies of eminent politicians, rulers, and soldiers combine vivid portraits with a wealth of historical information. more...

  • In Consolation to his Wifeby Plutarch

    Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 7.04

    From an intimate and moving letter to his grieving wife on the death of their daughter, to elegant writings on morality, happiness and the avoidance of anger, Plutarch’s powerful words of consolation and inspiration still offer timeless wisdom and guidance today. Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way... more...

  • Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romansby Plutarch

    Start Publishing LLC 2012; US$ 1.99

    Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, commonly called Parallel Lives or Plutarch's Lives, is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings. The surviving Parallel Lives, contain twenty-three pairs of biographies, each pair consisting of one Greek and one Roman, as well as four... more...

  • Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romansby Plutarch

    Start Publishing LLC 2012; US$ 1.99

    Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, commonly called Parallel Lives or Plutarch's Lives, is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings. The surviving Parallel Lives, contain twenty-three pairs of biographies, each pair consisting of one Greek and one Roman, as well as four... more...

  • Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romansby Plutarch

    Start Publishing LLC 2012; US$ 1.99

    Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, commonly called Parallel Lives or Plutarch's Lives, is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings. The surviving Parallel Lives, contain twenty-three pairs of biographies, each pair consisting of one Greek and one Roman, as well as four... more...