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Plutarch

Overview
Works: 3,331 works in 5,560 publications in 13 languages and 31,598 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Sources  History  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Writer of accompanying material, Contributor, Librettist
Classifications: PA3612, 881
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Most widely held works about Plutarch
 
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Most widely held works by Plutarch
Plutarch's lives by Plutarch( Book )

178 editions published between 1758 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,077 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

Œuvres morales by Plutarch( Book )

151 editions published between 1526 and 2004 in 9 languages and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 about living a good life, and provide a treasury of information concerning Greco-Roman society, traditions, ideals, ethics, and religion
Plutarch's Lives by Plutarch( Book )

43 editions published between 1914 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's Plutarch; the lives of Julius Caesar, Brutus, Marcus Antonius, and Coriolanus in the translation of Sir Thomas North by Plutarch( Book )

17 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
The Roman questions of Plutarch; a new translation with introductory essays & a running commentary by Herbert J Rose( Book )

4 editions published between 1924 and 1975 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's Plutarch: by Plutarch( Book )

7 editions published between 1909 and 2008 in English and held by 287 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

Oeuvres morales. Propos de table, Livres VII-IX by Plutarch( Book )

19 editions published between 1972 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The governaunce of good helthe by Plutarchus( Book )

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

Vidas paralelas by Plutarco( Book )

26 editions published between 1923 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 168 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

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
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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