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Plutarch

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in Chaeronea, Boeotia, Greece
January 07, 0050

died
January 04, 0127

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Plutarch (Greek: Πλούταρχος) later named, on his becoming a Roman citizen, Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus (Greek: Λούκιος Μέστριος Πλούταρχος) c. AD 46 - 120, was a Greek biographer, essayist, priest, ambassador, magistrate, and Middle Platonist. Plutarch was born to a prominent family in Chaeronea, Boeotia, a town about twenty miles east of Delphi. His oeuvre consists of the Parallel Lives and the Moralia.




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Plutarch's Lives, Volume 1
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The Fall of the Roman Repub...
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Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2
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Makers of Rome: Nine Lives
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On Sparta
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Parallel Lives
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 738 ratings — published 120 — 72 editions
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“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.”
Plutarch

“I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.”
Plutarch

“What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.”
Plutarch