Download e-book for kindle: A Companion to Plutarch (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient by Mark Beck

By Mark Beck

ISBN-10: 1405194316

ISBN-13: 9781405194310

A spouse to Plutarch bargains a huge survey of the recognized historian and biographer; a coherent, finished, and chic presentation of Plutarch’s proposal and impression


  • Constitutes the 1st survey of its style, a unified and available advisor that gives a finished dialogue of all significant elements of Plutarch’s oeuvre
  • Provides crucial historical past info on Plutarch’s international, together with his personal circle of influential pals (Greek and Roman), his travels, his political job, and his relatives with Trajan and different emperors
  • Offers contextualizing heritage, the literary and cultural info that make clear the various primary points of Plutarch’s thought
  • Surveys the ideologically the most important reception of the Greek Classical interval in Plutarch’s writings
  • Follows the currents of modern critical scholarship, discussing perennial pursuits, and delving into issues and works now not previously given critical attention

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