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Author: PlutarchFrank Cole BabbittHarold F ChernissPaul A ClementPhillip De LacyAll authors
Publisher: London : W. Heinemann ; New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1927-2004.
Series: Loeb classical library, 197, 222, 245, 305-306, 321, 337, 405-406, 424-429, 470, 499.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Plutarch (c. 45-120 CE) wrote on many subjects. His extant works other than the Parallel Lives are varied, about sixty in number, and known as the Moralia (Moral Essays). They reflect his philosophy  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Greek prose literature
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Plutarch.
Plutarch's Moralia.
London : W. Heinemann; New York : G. Putnam's, 1927-28
(OCoLC)579049253
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Plutarch; Frank Cole Babbitt; Harold F Cherniss; Paul A Clement; Phillip De Lacy; Benedict Einarson; Harold North Fowler; W C Helmbold; Herbert B Hoffleit; Edwin L Minar, Jr.; Lionel Pearson; F H Sandbach
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OCLC Number: 17968164
Language Note: Greek and English on opposite pages.
Notes: Greek and English on opposite pages.
Later reprints have imprint: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press ; London : W. Heinemann.
Description: 16 volumes : illustrations ; 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 / with an English translation by Frank Cole Babbitt. 1927 --
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 / with an English translation by Frank Cole Babbitt. 1928 --
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 / with an English translation by Frank Cole Babbitt. 1931 --
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? / with an English translation by Frank Cole Babbitt. 1936 --
v. 5. Isis and Osiris ; The E at Delphi ; The oracles at Delphi no longer given in verse ; The obsolescence of oracles / with an English translation by Frank Cole Babbitt. 1936 --
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. 1939. 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 de Lacy and Benedict Einarson. 1959 --
v. 8. Table-talk : Books I-III ; Table-talk : Books IV-VI / with an English translation by Paul A. Clement and Herbert B. Hoffleit. 1969 --
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. 1961 --
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. 1936 --
v. 11. On the malice of Herodotus ; Causes of natural phenomena / with an English translation 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 / wiht an English translation by Harold Cherniss and William C. Helmbold. 1957. 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. 1976 --
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 Herold Cherniss. 1976 --
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. De Lacy. 1967 --
v. 15. Works by Plutarch : ancient lives ; Tyrwhitt's fragments ; Fragments from lost lives ; Fragments from other named works ; Other fragments / with an English translation by F.H. Sandbach. 1969 --
v. 16. Index / compiled by Edward N. O'Neil. 2004.
Series Title: Loeb classical library, 197, 222, 245, 305-306, 321, 337, 405-406, 424-429, 470, 499.
Other Titles: Moralia

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