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Plutarch's Moralia,

Author: Plutarch.; Frank Cole Babbitt
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1962-
Series: Loeb classical library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Plutarch.; Frank Cole Babbitt
OCLC Number: 13897903
Notes: Greek and English on opposite pages.
Description: 16 volumes 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 / with an English translation by W.C. Helmbold. 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 / with an English translation by Phillip H. DeLacy and Benedict Einarson --
v. 8. Table-talk: Books I-III ; Table-talk: Books IV-VI / with and English translation by Paul A. Clement and Herbert B. Hoffleit --
v. 9. Table-talk: Book VII ; Table-talk: Book VIII ; Table-talk: Book IX ; The dialogue on love / with an English translation by Edwin L. Minar, Jr., F.H. Sandbach, W.C. Helmbold --
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 / with an English translation by Harold North Fowler --
v. 11. On the malice of Herodotus ; Causes of natural phenomena / translated by Lionel Pearson and F.H. Sandbach --
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 / with and English translation by Harold Cherniss and William C. Helmbold. 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 / with an English translation by Harold Cherniss --
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 / with an English translation by Harold Cherniss --
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 / with an English translation by Benedict Einarson and Phillip H. DeLacy --
v. 15. Works by Plutarch: ancient lives ; Tyrwhitt's fragments ; Fragments from lost lives ; Fragments from other named works ; Other fragments / edited and translated by F.H. Sandbach --
v. 16. Index / compiled by Edward N. O'Neil.
Series Title: Loeb classical library.
Responsibility: with an English translation by Frank Cole Babbitt ...

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