Plutarch





Plutarch


Born
in Chaeronea, Boeotia, Greece
January 11, 0050

Died
January 06, 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, Vol 1

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The Fall of the Roman Repub...

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Plutarch's Lives, Vol 2

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Makers of Rome: Nine Lives

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The Age of Alexander: Nine ...

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The Rise and Fall of Athens...

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On Sparta

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Parallel Lives

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The Life of Alexander the G...

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Roman Lives: A Selection of...

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Plutarch's Lives (2 books)
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Oeuvres Morales, Tome I-1 ;... Oeuvres Morales, Tome I-2 ;... Oeuvres morales, Tome II ; ... Oeuvres Morales, Tome III ;... Oeuvres Morales, Tome IV: T... Oeuvres Morales, Tome V-1 ;... Despre Isis si Osiris
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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