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Greek Lives (Oxford World's Classics)

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Here, Plutarch introduces the major figures and periods of classical Greece, detailing the lives of nine personages, including Lycurgus, Solon, Themistocles, Cimon, Alexander, Pericles, Nicias, Alcibiades, and Agesilaus. Oxford presents the most comprehensive selection available, superbly translated and accompanied by a lucid introduction, explanatory notes, bibliographies, maps, and indexes.

Synopsis:

A new translation of the Greek historian's text in the OXFORD WORLD'S CLASSICS series. This volume concentrates on the virtues and vices exhibited by Lycurgus, Pericles, Solon, Nicias, Themistocles, Alcibiades, Cimon, Agesilaus and Alexander, and illustrates the interplay of character and political action. The text is annotated.

Table of Contents

In addition to usual Oxford World's Classics apparatus: 3 Maps, Appendix on measures of money, weight, capacity, length, Index of Literary and Historical sources cited by Plutarch, Index of Proper Names

Product Details

ISBN:
9780192825018
Editor:
Stadter, Philip A.
Translator:
Waterfield, Robin A.
Translator:
Waterfield, Robin A.
Author:
Plutarch
Author:
null, Philip A.
Author:
Waterfield, Robin
Author:
null, Robin
Author:
Stadter, Philip A.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Location:
Oxford ;
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Ancient and Classical
Subject:
Ancient - Greece
Subject:
Greece
Subject:
Classical Studies | Classical Literature in Translation
Subject:
Greece Biography.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Paperback
Publication Date:
19990204
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
3 maps
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
5 x 7.6 x 1 in 0.788 lb

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"Synopsis" by , A new translation of the Greek historian's text in the OXFORD WORLD'S CLASSICS series. This volume concentrates on the virtues and vices exhibited by Lycurgus, Pericles, Solon, Nicias, Themistocles, Alcibiades, Cimon, Agesilaus and Alexander, and illustrates the interplay of character and political action. The text is annotated.
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