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By Mark Beck

A spouse to Plutarch deals a vast survey of the recognized historian and biographer; a coherent, accomplished, and chic presentation of Plutarch’s notion and impact


  • Constitutes the 1st survey of its type, a unified and obtainable advisor that provides a accomplished dialogue of all significant features of Plutarch’s oeuvre
  • Provides crucial history details on Plutarch’s global, together with his personal circle of influential associates (Greek and Roman), his travels, his political job, and his kin with Trajan and different emperors
  • Offers contextualizing history, the literary and cultural info that make clear the various basic features of Plutarch’s thought
  • Surveys the ideologically the most important reception of the Greek Classical interval in Plutarch’s writings
  • Follows the currents of contemporary severe scholarship, discussing perennial pursuits, and delving into subject matters and works now not previously given severe attention

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