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    DescriptionPlutarch (Plutarchus), ca. 45120 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 "Lives" is in eleven volumes.


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    Title
    Lives: v. 11
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Plutarch, Translated by B. Perrin
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 500
    Width: 109 mm
    Height: 165 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 295 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780674991149
    ISBN 10: 0674991141
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15710
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: BGH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DNF
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, APPR/RDRCAT
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, BIO012000, BIO006000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 920.038, 920/.038
    DC21: 920.038
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PA4369 .A2 1994
    Thema V1.0: DNL, DNBH
    Publisher
    HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    LOEB
    Publication date
    01 December 1926
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, Mass