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Greek lives

Author: Plutarch.; John Dryden; Arthur Hugh Clough; Nicholas Farrell; Steve Hodson
Publisher: Franklin, Tenn. : NAXOS AudioBooks, ℗2003.
Series: Classic literature with classical music.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English : AbridgedView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Plutarch's series of biographies was the first of its kind. He looked at the great men of the ancient world and told their stories, in many cases drawing on sources which are no longer available to us. They offer a unique insight into the characters as well as the achievements of men who influenced their age and the empires that their culture dominated."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Early works
Biography Early works to 1800
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Plutarch.; John Dryden; Arthur Hugh Clough; Nicholas Farrell; Steve Hodson
ISBN: 9626342897 9789626342893
OCLC Number: 54509721
Notes: Abridged selections.
Compact discs.
Duration: 7:31:39.
Additional author information from container insert.
Program notes laid in container.
Credits: Abridged by David Timson ; produced by David Timson and Nicolas Soames ; edited by Dan King.
Performer(s): Read by Nicholas Farrell with Steve Hodson.
Description: 6 audio discs (approximately 7 hr., 32 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Lycurgus --
Themistocles --
Pericles --
Alcibiades --
Lysander --
Alexander --
Demosthenes --
Pyrrhus.
Series Title: Classic literature with classical music.
Other Titles: Lives.
Responsibility: Plutarch ; [translated by John Dryden ; revised by A.H. Clough].

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"Plutarch's series of biographies was the first of its kind. He looked at the great men of the ancient world and told their stories, in many cases drawing on sources which are no longer available to us. They offer a unique insight into the characters as well as the achievements of men who influenced their age and the empires that their culture dominated."--Container.

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