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Plutarch and the Persica

Author: Eran Almagor
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press. copyright 2018.
Series: Edinburg studies in ancient Persia.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bridges the gap between Plutarch Studies and Achaemenid Studies through analysis of key texts This book addresses two historical mysteries. The first is the content and character of the fourth century BCE Greek works on the Persian Achaemenid Empire treatises called the Persica. The second is the method of work of the second century CE biographer Plutarch of Chaeronea (CE 45-120) who used these works to compose his  Read more...
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Named Person: Ctésias (04..-03.. av. J.-C.).; Dinon (03..-03.. av. J.-C.).; Plutarque; Heraclides, of Cyme.; Achéménides (dynastie).; Achaemenid dynasty; Plutarque.; Ctésias.; Dinon, (de Colophon).
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eran Almagor
ISBN: 9780748645558 0748645551
OCLC Number: 1057481370
Description: 1 vol. (xviii-332 p.) ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Edinburg studies in ancient Persia.
Responsibility: Eran Almagor.

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This book addresses two historical mysteries. The first is the content and character of the fourth century BCE Greek works called the Persica. The second is the method of work of the second century  Read more...

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