Roman Lives : A Selection of Eight Lives
by Plutarch, Philip A. Stadter, Robin Waterfield
Editor: Oxford University Press
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Marcus Cato Sulla paul-émile Paullus Pompey The Gracchi Marius Julius Caesar Anthony “I treat the account of Life as a kind of mirrorThe experience is like nothing but spending time in their company, and living with them: – I receive and welcome everyone in turn as my guestIn the eight lives of this collection Plutarch presents to the reader the great figures and periods of classical RomeHe depicts virtues to imitate and vices to avoid, but his purpose is also, implicitly, to educate and warn those of his own day who held the powerIn the prose that is rich, elegant and scattered learned references, he explores with an extraordinary degree of insight, the interaction between character and political actionWhile drawing mainly on historical sources, it brings to the natural storyteller biography of the ear for a good anecdoteThrough the Plutarch ages, Lives have been valued for their historical value and charmThis new translation introduces new generations of his urban scholarshipThe most complete selection available, it is accompanied by a lucid look introduction, explanatory notes, bibliographies, maps and indexesON SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the worldEach affordable volume reflects Oxford’s commitment to studies, providing the most accurate text, plus a host of other useful functions, including experts in introductions by major authorities, useful notes to clarify the text, updated bibliographies for further study, and many more
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