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Plutarch

Overview
Works: 3,290 works in 5,567 publications in 12 languages and 33,596 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Sources  History  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Portraits 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Author, Librettist, Writer of accompanying material, Contributor
Classifications: DE7, 822.33
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Plutarch's lives by Plutarch( Book )

201 editions published between 1758 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers biographies of Greek and Roman leaders and compares their personal qualities and accomplishments
Plutarch's Moralia by Plutarch( Book )

94 editions published between 1927 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise and fall of Athens; nine Greek lives: Theseus, Solon, Themistocles, Aristides, Cimon, Pericles, Nicias, Alcibiades, Lysander by Plutarch( Book )

186 editions published between 1478 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plutarch (c. 45-120 CE) wrote on many subjects. His forty-six Parallel Lives are biographies planned to be ethical examples in pairs, one Greek figure and one similar Roman, though the last four lives are single. They not only record careers and illustrious deeds but also offer rounded portraits of statesmen, orators, and military leaders
Shakespeare's Plutarch; the lives of Julius Caesar, Brutus, Marcus Antonius, and Coriolanus in the translation of Sir Thomas North by Plutarch( Book )

16 editions published between 1909 and 2013 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The present volume contains the Lives of Antonius and Coriolanus, and thus gives the main sources of the last two Roman plays, as well as the source in part of Timon of Athens."--Page xviii
Les vies des hommes illustres by Plutarchus( Book )

101 editions published between 1565 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Roman questions of Plutarch; a new translation with introductory essays & a running commentary by H. J Rose( Book )

4 editions published between 1924 and 1975 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's Plutarch: by Plutarch( Book )

7 editions published between 1909 and 2008 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of the noble Grecians and Romans by Plutarch( Book )

4 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plutarch's Lives, translated from the original Greek, with notes critical and historical, and a new life of Plutarch by Plutarchus( Book )

63 editions published between 1578 and 1826 in English and Undetermined and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander the Great : selected texts from Arrian, Curtius and Plutarch( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The governaunce of good helthe by Plutarchus( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plutarchi Chæronei Opusculum de liberorum institutione : item Isocratis Orationes tres, I. Ad demonicum, II. Ad nicoclem, III. Nicoclis by Plutarch( Book )

19 editions published between 1574 and 1635 in 3 languages and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plutarch's morals by Plutarch( Book )

20 editions published between 1690 and 2016 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of the noble Grecians and Romans by Plutarch( Book )

2 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plutarchi Chaeronensis Moralia by Plutarch( Book )

8 editions published in 1888 in Greek, Ancient and Latin and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman lives : a selection of eight Roman lives by Plutarch( Book )

16 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcus Cato Sulla Aemilius Paullus, PompeyThe Gracchi MariusJulius Caesar Anthony'I treat the narrative of the Lives as a kind of mirror ... The experience is like nothing so much as spending time in their company and living with them: I receive and welcome each of them in turn as my guest.'In the eight lives of this collection Plutarch introduces the reader to the major figures and periods of classical Rome. He portrays virtues to be emulated and vices to be avoided, but his purpose is also implicitly to educate and warn those in his own day who wielded power. In prose that is rich, elegant and
Plutarch's lives of the Gracchi by Plutarch( Book )

6 editions published between 1885 and 1892 in Greek, Ancient and English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tract of Plutarch, On the advantage to be derived from one's enemies (De capienda ex inimicis utilitate) by Plutarch( Book )

14 editions published between 1894 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pythici dialogi by Plutarch( Book )

12 editions published in 1997 in 3 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De E apud Delphos - De Pythiae oraculis - De defectu oraculorum
Scholia in librum Plutarchi ... by Plutarch( Book )

2 editions published in 1684 in Latin and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Plutarch's lives
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Plutarch's MoraliaThe rise and fall of Athens; nine Greek lives: Theseus, Solon, Themistocles, Aristides, Cimon, Pericles, Nicias, Alcibiades, LysanderAlexander the Great : selected texts from Arrian, Curtius and PlutarchRoman lives : a selection of eight Roman livesA tract of Plutarch, On the advantage to be derived from one's enemies (De capienda ex inimicis utilitate)Pythici dialogiPlutarch and history : eighteen studies