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    DescriptionThis title includes textual and historical notes that supplement a segment of Plutarch's "Lives" which covers the rise of Macedonia.


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    Title
    The Age of Alexander
    Subtitle
    Nine Greek Lives
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Plutarch, Introduction by G. Griffith, Translated by Ian Scott-Kilvert
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 448
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    Language
    English
    Latin
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780140442861
    ISBN 10: 0140442863
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BGH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLA
    DC22: B
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Theme: APPR/CLASSA
    BISAC V2.8: BIO011000
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010, BIO006000, HIS000000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 920/.038
    LC classification: DF208 .P5513 1973
    DC18: 920.038
    LC classification: DF208
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAG
    Thema V1.0: DNBH, NHD, NHC
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QBAG
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    maps
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    PENGUIN CLASSICS
    Publication date
    01 August 1995
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Plutarch's life spanned the second half of the 1st century AD. He was highly educated in rhetoric and philosophy at Athens but his deep interest in religion led him to Delphi, where he was eventually appointed a priesthood. He travelled, most crucially to Rome, where he lectured and made friends of considerable influence. He wrote and taught throughout his life.