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Plutarch's Moralia

Author: Plutarch.; Frank Cole Babbitt
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press ; London : William Heinemann Ltd., 1949-1976.
Series: Loeb classical library.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Plutarch.; Frank Cole Babbitt
OCLC Number: 3444245
Notes: Greek and English on opposite pages.
Description: 15 volumes in 16 : frontispiece (facsimile) ; 17 cm.
Contents: v. 1. The education of children --
How the young man should study poetry --
On listening to lectures --
How to tell a flatterer from a friend --
How a man may become aware of his progress in virtue --
v. 2. How to profit by one's enemies --
On having many friends --
Chance --
Virtue and vice --
A letter of condolence to Apollonius --
Advice about keeping well --
Advice to bride and groom --
The dinner of the seven wise men --
Superstition --
v. 3. Sayings of kings and commanders --
Sayings of Romans --
Sayings of Spartans --
The ancient custom of the Spartans --
Sayings of Spartan women --
Bravery of women --
v. 4. The Roman questions --
The Greek questions --
Greek and Roman parallel stories --
On the fortune of the Romans --
On the fortune of Alexander --
Were the Athenians more famous in war or in wisdom? --
v. 5. Isis and Osiris --
The E at Delphi --
The oracles at Delphi no longer given in verse --
The obsolescence of oracles --
v. 6. Can virtue be taught? --
On moral virtue --
On the control of anger --
On tranquillity of mind --
On brotherly love --
On affection for offspring --
Whether vice be sufficient to cause unhappiness --
Whether the affections of the soul are worse than those of the body --
Concerning talkativeness --
On being a busybody. v. 7. On the love of wealth --
On compliancy --
On envy and hate --
On praising oneself inoffensively --
On the delays of the divine vengeance --
On fate --
On the sign of Socrates --
On exile --
Consolation to his wife --
v. 8. Table-talk : Books I-III --
Table-talk : Books IV-VI --
v. 9. Table-talk : Book VII --
Table-talk : Book VIII --
Table-talk : Book IX --
The dialogue on love --
v. 10. Love stories --
That a philosopher ought to converse especially with men in power --
To an uneducated ruler --
Whether an old man should engage in public affairs --
Precepts of statecraft --
On monarchy, democracy, and oligarchy --
That we ought not to borrow --
Lives of the ten orators --
Summary of a comparison between Aristophanes and Menander --
v. 11. On the malice of Herodotus --
Causes of natural phenomena --
v. 12. Concerning the face which appears in the orb of the moon --
On the principle of cold --
Whether fire or water is more useful --
Whether land or sea animals are cleverer --
Beasts are rational --
On the eating of flesh. v. 13, pt. 1. Platonic questions --
On the generation of the soul in the Timaeus --
Epitome of the treatise "On the generation of the soul in the Timaeus --
v. 13, pt. 2. On stoic self-contradictions --
Conspectus of the essay, "The stoics talk more paradoxically than the poets" --
Against the stoics on common conceptions --
v. 14. That Epicurus actually makes a pleasant life impossible --
Reply to Colotes in defence of the other philosophers --
Is "life unknown" a wise precept? --
On music --
v. 15. Works by Plutarch : ancient lives --
Tyrwhitt's fragments --
Fragments from lost lives --
Fragments from other named works --
Other fragments.
Series Title: Loeb classical library.
Other Titles: Moralia.
Moralia
Responsibility: with an English translation by Frank Cole Babbitt.

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