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The age of Alexander : ten Greek lives

Author: Plutarch.; Ian Scott-Kilvert; Tim Duff
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2011.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : Rev. ed
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Plutarch's parallel biographies of the great men in Greek and Roman history are cornerstones of European literature. This selection provides intimate glimpses into the lives of these men, depicting, as he put it, 'those actions which illuminate the workings of the soul'.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Early works
Biography Early works to 1800
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Plutarch.; Ian Scott-Kilvert; Tim Duff
ISBN: 9780140449358 0140449353
OCLC Number: 781384971
Notes: Translated from the Latin.
"Timothy Duff's revised version of Ian Scott-Kilvert's translations is accompanied by a new general introduction, and introductions and notes to each Life [c2012]. He has also added two Lives previously not included: Artaxerxes I, Great King of Persia from 405 to 359 BC, and Eumenes of Cardia, one of Alexander's officers."--Page 4 of cover.
Description: xxxvii, 625 pages : maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: Artaxerxes --
Pelopidas --
Dion --
Timoleon --
Demosthenes --
Phocion --
Alexander --
Eumenes --
Demetrius --
Pyrrhus.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Lives.
Responsibility: by Plutarch ; translated by Ian Scott-Kilvert and Timothy E. Duff ; introductions and notes by Timothy E. Duff ; with series preface by Christopher Pelling.

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Offers a collection of ten biographies that spans the period from the start of the fourth century BC to the early third, and covers some of the most important figures in Greek history, such as the  Read more...

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