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Moralia : v. 10 - Plutarch

Moralia

v. 10

By: Plutarch, H.N. Fowler (Translator)

Hardcover Published: 1st July 1989
ISBN: 9780674993549
Number Of Pages: 512

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Plutarch (Plutarchus), ca. 45-120 CE, was born at Chaeronea in Boeotia in central Greece, studied philosophy at Athens, and, after coming to Rome as a teacher in philosophy, was given consular rank by the emperor Trajan and a procuratorship in Greece by Hadrian. He was married and the father of one daughter and four sons. He appears as a man of kindly character and independent thought, studious and learned.

Plutarch wrote on many subjects. Most popular have always been the 46 "Parallel Lives," biographies planned to be ethical examples in pairs (in each pair, one Greek figure and one similar Roman), though the last four lives are single. All are invaluable sources of our knowledge of the lives and characters of Greek and Roman statesmen, soldiers and orators. Plutarch's many other varied extant works, about 60 in number, are known as "Moralia" or Moral Essays. They are of high literary value, besides being of great use to people interested in philosophy, ethics and religion.

The Loeb Classical Library edition of the "Moralia" is in fifteen volumes, volume XIII having two parts.

Preface
Traditional Order Of The Books Of The Moralia Love Stories That A Philosopher Ought
To Converse Especially With Men
In Power To An Uneducated Ruler Whether An Old Man Should Engage
In Public Affairs Precepts Of Statecraft On Monarchy, Democracy, And Oligarchy That We Ought Not
To Borrow Lives Of The Ten Orators Summary Of A Comparison Between Aristophanes And Menander
Index
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ISBN: 9780674993549
ISBN-10: 0674993543
Series: Loeb Classical Library : Book 10
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 512
Published: 1st July 1989
Publisher: HARVARD UNIV PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.15 x 12.07  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.33

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