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Greek Lives (Oxford World's Classics)by Plutarch
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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.
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
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