A Companion to Plutarch (Innbundet)

Serie: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2014
Antall sider: 644
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World
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 oeuvre * Provides 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 emperors * Offers contextualizing background, the literary and cultural details that shed light on some of the fundamental aspects of Plutarch s thought * Surveys the ideologically crucial reception of the Greek Classical Period in Plutarch s writings * Follows the currents of recent serious scholarship, discussing perennial interests, and delving into topics and works not formerly given serious attention

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