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Plutarch; John Langhorne; William Langhorne
1813 6vol Plutarch's Lives Translated from The Original Greek J Langhorne
London: J Mawman; F C and J Rivington, 1813. Click here to see our other books! Plutarch's Lives Translated from the Original Greek with Notes Critical and Historical and a Life of Plutarch Plutarch; John Langhorne; William Langhorne 1813 J Mawman; F C and J Rivington : London 9" by 5.5" [9], ii- lxxxix, 425; [3], 2-540; 505; 449; 512; 542pp SUMMARY An excellent, early edition of Plutarch's important biographies. Edited, and translated by John and William Langhorne. Leather Binding Overall Condition: Very Good This book weighs 6 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 4.49 US Postage: £ 47.99 EU Postage: £ 28.99 European Postage: £ 49.99 Asia Postage: £ 79.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 159.99 DESCRIPTION With a life of Plutarch to the first volume. This is an English translation of Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives'. The biographies are presented in pairs, with one Roman individual and one Greek, running in tandem, in order to illuminate their common moral features. These biographies are believed to have been written at the beginning of the second century AD and comprises of twenty-three pairs of biographies, one Greek, one Roman, in addition to four unpaired single lives. These writings are regarded as an exploration of the individuals' characteristics rather than a typical historical biography. Plutarch focuses on the influence of character on the lives and destinies of the famous men. Individuals discussed include, Titus Quinctius Flaminius, Lysander, Marcus Crassus, Julius Caesar, Agesilaus, Sertorius, Cato the Younger, Cicero and Alexander. Stamp to the front endpaper, with a stag head and a … [Click Below for Full Description]
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