Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2

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Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2 PDF ebook download Plutarch s Lives, written at the beginning of the second century A.D., is a social history of the ancient world by one of thegreatest biographers and moralists of all time. In what is by far hismost famous and influential work, Plutarch reveals the character andpersonality of his subjects and how they led ultimately to tragedy orvictory. Richly anecdotal and full of detail, Volume I containsprofiles and comparisons of Romulus and Theseus, Numa and Lycurgus,Fabius and Pericles, and many more powerful figures of ancient Greeceand Rome. The present translation, originally published in 1683in conjunction with a life of Plutarch by John Dryden, was revised in1864 by the poet and scholar Arthur Hugh Clough, whose notes andpreface are also included in this edition. Publisher: Modern Library 2001 Author: Plutarch Translated by: John Dryden Volume: 2 Format: 752 pages, paperback ISBN: 9780375756771

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