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The age of Caesar : five Roman lives

Author: Plutarch; Pamela Mensch; James S Romm
Publisher: New York ; London : W. W. Norton & Company, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"An outstanding new edition of Plutarch, the inventor of biography, focused on five lives that remade the Roman world. Pompey, Caesar, Cicero, Brutus, Antony: the names still resonate across thousands of years. Major figures in the civil wars that brutally ended the Roman republic, they haunt us with questions of character and authority: how to safeguard a republic from the flaws of its leaders. Plutarch's rich,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Early works
Biography Early works to 1800
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Plutarch; Pamela Mensch; James S Romm
ISBN: 9780393292824 0393292827
OCLC Number: 951070854
Description: xxviii, 393 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Plutarch: five Roman lives --
Pompey --
Caesar --
Cicero --
Brutus --
Antony --
Appendix: the Roman Constitution / by J. E. Lendon.
Other Titles: Lives.
Five Roman lives
Responsibility: Plutarch ; translated by Pamela Mensch ; edited, with preface and notes, by James Romm ; introduction by Mary Beard.

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