By Mark Beck

A spouse to Plutarch deals a vast survey of the well-known historian and biographer; a coherent, complete, and stylish presentation of Plutarch’s notion and effect


  • Constitutes the 1st survey of its style, a unified and obtainable advisor that gives a accomplished dialogue of all significant elements of Plutarch’s oeuvre
  • Provides crucial history info on Plutarch’s global, together with his personal circle of influential buddies (Greek and Roman), his travels, his political job, and his family members 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 an important reception of the Greek Classical interval in Plutarch’s writings
  • Follows the currents of contemporary severe scholarship, discussing perennial pursuits, and delving into issues and works no longer previously given critical attention

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