Life of Antony (Greek & Latin Classics)
Pelling presents the Greek text of Plutarch's Life of Antony, a work remarkable for its colorful narrative and vivid characterization of Antony and Cleopatra. Although mostly concerned with the literary merit of the Life, the text is accompanied by an extensive introduction that sets the work in its historical perspective and by detailed commentary that explains points of...more
Paperback, 356 pages
Published May 27th 1988 by Cambridge University Press
(first published 1988)
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Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus (Greek: Μέστριος Πλούταρχος), c. AD 46 - 120, commonly known in English as Plutarch, was a Roman historian (of Greek ethnicity), 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.More about Plutarch...