A Companion to Plutarch (Innbundet)

Serie: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World 

Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2014
Antall sider: 644
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781405194310
Omtale A Companion to Plutarch
A Companion to Plutarch offers a broad survey of the famous historian and biographer; a coherent, comprehensive, and elegant presentation of Plutarch s thought and influence

Constitutes the first survey of its kind, a unified and accessible guide that offers a comprehensive discussion of all major aspects of Plutarch s oeuvreProvides essential background information on Plutarch s world, including his own circle of influential friends (Greek and Roman), his travels, his political activity, and his relations with Trajan and other emperorsOffers contextualizing background, the literary and cultural details that shed light on some of the fundamental aspects of Plutarch s thoughtSurveys the ideologically crucial reception of the Greek Classical Period in Plutarch s writingsFollows the currents of recent serious scholarship, discussing perennial interests, and delving into topics and works not formerly given serious attention

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